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Homemade Tomato Puree, Healthy Recipe Easy Way To Store Long

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Homemade tomato purée is a cooking essential you might be missing. Simpler and a bit thinner than its flavorful cousin ketchup, tomato purée is a fast way to quickly prepare and freeze fresh tomatoes for future cooking. Tomato purée can be turned into tomato sauce or tomato soup. It can be used to cook rice or your daily routine curries.
Make this super friendly homemade tomato puree and refrigerate or freeze it. It is very easy to make it at home. All you need are some fresh tomatoes. In fact you can use any type of tomatoes but make sure they are ripe.

Best Tomato Puree, Healthy Homemade Recipe

My tomato puree recipe is made without any preservatives or colors. Lets begin 🙂

Preparation & Cooking Time: 45 mins
Difficulty Level: Easy

Ingredients & Method for Homemade Tomato Puree Recipe


1. Fresh Tomatoes (Tamater) – 1 kg sliced
2. Lemon Juice (Limu) – 2 tbsp
3. Water

Best Homemade Healthy Tomato Puree


1. Gather your supplies. You will need ripe and red tomatoes, one lemon, a knife, a pot or deep saucepan, and a blender.
2. Wash the tomatoes. Rinse under running water to remove any dirt. You can peel the tomatoes if you want, but it’s not necessary.
3. Chop the tomatoes into large chunks. It doesn’t matter if they’re chopped evenly, as they’ll be blended into a liquid.

No color Homemade Healthy Tomato Puree

4. Place the chopped tomatoes in your pot or saucepan with water, cover and cook for 5 mins.

5. After 5 mins, the tomatoes will break down and you’ll be left with a chunky sauce.

No preservative, no color,Homemade Healthy Tomato Puree

6. If you are using hand blender, blend hot in a same pot but if your are using jug blender or food processor remove the tomatoes from the heat and let them cool for about 10 minutes. Then blend the tomatoes.

Blend well to make fine tomato puree

7. Strain the sauce to remove any seeds and leftover skin. The final product should be thin and smooth.

Stain the tomato juice

8. Take another pan, and pour the thin liquid into it. Simmer for 20 mins.

Tomato Puree, Healthy Homemade Recipe, Easy Way

9. Stir frequently.

Let the boils come, to make best tomato puree

10. After 20 mins add lemon juice and cook for another 8 mins.

Homemade Healthy Tomato Puree

11. You can play around with heat until you’re happy with the consistency.
12. Switch of the flame and let it cool.

Best Tomato Puree Recipe

Bonus Tips to Store for a Long Period

13. You can use fresh tomato purée right away, or you can freeze it for long-term storage.
14. Feel free to use your favorite freezer-friendly storage method, but I prefer
to pour the puree in ice cubes tray, and when they are frozen take out the cubes and place them in a zip lock bag.
15. When needed take as many cubes as required.

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