Tomato Powder

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    1 tablespoon

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The French Laundry Cookbook

By Thomas Keller

Published 1999

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup finely chopped tomato pulp (from a peeled and seeded tomato)

Method

Squeeze the tomato pulp in a towel to extract any excess moisture. Line a microwave tray with a piece of parchment paper and spread the tomatoes on it in a thin, even layer. Microwave on low power for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the pulp is completely dried out but maintains its color. Let cool to room temperature.

Grind the dried pulp in a coffee or spice grinder until as fine as possib