Eating Well's Fresh Tomato Puree

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Core tomatoes and chop into 1 into pieces.
  • Combine tomatoes, garlic and oil into a 5 quart non-aluminum saucepot. Simmer, uncovered, over low heat for about an hour, or until tomatoes and garlic and soft. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
  • Pass the mixture through a food mill or sieve. Discard the pulp and return the puree to the saucepan.
  • Simmer, uncovered, for 1 - 1 1/2 hours, stirring often, until the mixture is thick. Time depends on moisture content of tomatoes.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Keeps in the refrigerator for up to a week, freezes for up to 2 months.
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