Preparation info
  • Makes

    5 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Taste of Australia: The Bathers Pavilion Cookbook

By Victoria Alexander and Genevieve Harris

Published 1995

  • About

This tomato extract can be used to intensify the tomato flavour of soups and sauces. The pulp can be used when making a stock, or in a soup or casserole.


  • 2 kg (4 lb) tomatoes


TO MAKE TOMATO EXTRACT, roughly chop the tomatoes and process in a food processor. Line a sieve with muslin or a thin kitchen cloth and place over a plastic container. Pour in the puréed tomatoes, cover with plastic wrap (cling film) and let stand overnight. The next day, carefully lift off the sieve and discard the tomato pulp. The liquid that remains can be stored in the refrigerator f