Tomato Purée

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Simply Delicious 2

Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

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  • 2 lbs (900 g) very ripe tomatoes
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 teasp. sugar
  • a good pinch of salt and a few twists of black pepper


Cut the tomatoes into quarters; put into a stainless steel saucepan with the onion, salt, freshly ground pepper and sugar. Cook on a gentle heat until the tomatoes are soft (no water is needed). Put through the fine blade of the mouli-legume or a nylon sieve. Allow to get cold, then refrigerate or freeze.