Tomato Paste Recipe


Cooking Time30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Tomatoes1 , chopped
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 22 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.25 g0.38%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.17%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 975.1 mg40.6%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 1 g2.2%

Vitamin A 20.5% Vitamin C 26%

Calcium 1.3% Iron 1.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a large saucepan, add in the tomatoes.
2) Sprinkle salt on top.
3) Cover the saucepan. Let the tomatoes cook on low flame for 30 minutes.
4) Strain the tomatoes. Pass them through a strainer by mashing to a pulp.
5) Allow the Tomato Paste to cool. You can store it in the refrigerator upto several weeks.

6) Serve the Tomato Sauce on pastas or over pizza base garnished with a variety of toppings.