How to Make Tomato Paste

How to Make Tomato Paste. Photo © Erin Huffstetler
Out of tomato paste or looking for a way to use up some of the tomatoes from your garden? Here's a simple recipe for tomato paste:


  • Tomato sauce (fresh or canned)


1. Pour tomato sauce into a pan, and heat until reduced by half.

2. Use in any recipe that calls for tomato paste.

To Freeze: Transfer the tomato paste to freezer jars or other freezer-safe containers. Be sure to allow adequate headspace for expansion. Use within a year, for the best quality.

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