QUICK FRESH TOMATO SAUCE RECIPE – NYT COOKING
Provided by: David Tanis
Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: About 2 1/2 cups
|5 pounds tomatoes|
|3/4 teaspoon salt|
|2 tablespoons olive oil|
|1 tablespoon tomato paste|
|1 garlic clove, halved|
|1 basil sprig|
|1 bay leaf|
- Cut tomatoes in half horizontally. Squeeze out the seeds and discard, if you wish. Press the cut side of tomato against the large holes of a box grater and grate tomato flesh into a bowl. Discard skins. You should have about 4 cups.
- Put tomato pulp in a low wide saucepan over high heat. Add salt, olive oil, tomato paste, garlic, basil and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a brisk simmer.
- Reduce the sauce by almost half, stirring occasionally, to produce about 2 1/2 cups medium-thick sauce, 10 to 15 minutes. Taste and adjust salt. It will keep up to 5 days in the refrigerator or may be frozen.
@context http//schema.org, Calories 133, UnsaturatedFatContent 5 grams, CarbohydrateContent 19 grams, FatContent 6 grams, FiberContent 6 grams, ProteinContent 4 grams, SaturatedFatContent 1 gram, SodiumContent 397 milligrams, SugarContent 12 grams
How to Cook Pasta with tomatoes?
Stir in tomatoes and simmer uncovered for 20 minutes. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Save ½ cup (120 ml) of pasta water, then drain. Add the drained pasta to the sauce. Stir well, adding a little pasta water if needed to loosen the sauce. Season with salt to taste.
How do you turn tomato paste into spaghetti sauce?
You can transform tomato paste into a spaghetti sauce dinner so easily! Combine the following ingredients in a medium saucepan: Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then simmer over medium-low heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour over cooked pasta cooked to al dente and top with Parmesan cheese, if desired.
What is tomato paste and how do you use it?
Tomato paste is a pantry MVP: Its concentrated, almost meaty taste adds nuance and body to everything from pasta sauce to stews, casseroles and more. But home cooks tend to miss out on the flavor potential hiding out in that little can or tube. RELATED: 9 easy and delicious tomato sauces you’ll want to use on everything
How do you cook pre cooked pasta in boiling water?
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Save ½ cup (120 ml) of pasta water, then drain. Add the drained pasta to the sauce. Stir well, adding a little pasta water if needed to loosen the sauce. Season with salt to taste.