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Tomato Paste Tube

SKU:
42525-single
UPC:
072368425252
Product Weight:
4.6 oz.
$3.95

Description

Our tomato paste tube is a double concentrate of Italian tomatoes. A rich, super thick pantry staple perfect for adding intense tomato flavor and color to your recipes



  • Made from 100% Italian tomatoes
  • No additives, preservatives, added sugar or gmos.
  • Convenient squeeze tube makes it easy to use just the perfect amount needed.
  • Resealable screw-cap makes it great for easy refrigerator storage. No mess, no waste!

KITCHEN TIPS

It’s great for intensifying any other tomato flavors in anything you cook. 

  • Add a dollop to jarred sauce, or 
  • Throw it in a marinade or seasoning paste for chicken or shrimp. 
  • Make a quick creamy vodka sauce with onions, tomato paste, cream, vodka and cheese.
  • Anything that could use a dose of savory richness will probably benefit from adding a little tomato paste.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is tomato paste? Tomato paste is concentrated tomatoes. Fresh tomatoes are crushed and strained to remove the skins and seeds, then cooked to evaporate the liquid and reduced to reach the desired consistency. Tomato paste is a versatile kitchen ingredient, packed with flavor and can be used in a multitude of dishes.

What is the difference between canned tomatoes and tomato paste? Canned tomatoes contain the whole, peeled tomato packed in either a puree or tomato juice.  Tomato paste on the other hand, is a smooth, thick, rich paste that has been evaporated down to a concentrated tomato pulp.  

Is tomato paste and tomato puree the same? No, they are not the same.  Tomato paste and tomato puree are made using the same method, but they vary in consistency based on the length of time the tomato pulp is left to evaporate.   Tomato puree has more water thus making it a more liquid consistency, while tomato paste is a denser paste with less water content because it has evaporated longer.  

Can I use tomato paste instead of tomato sauce? If you are trying to make tomato sauce, you can use tomato paste. You can achieve this by mixing one part tomato paste and one part water until well blended. Season to your liking with garlic, onion, oregano, basil, etc.

Is tomato paste in a tube the same as in a can? If so, which is better? Yes, the two products are the same. The packaging method of the tube allows for some additional benefits of use, ease of storage. Shop our canned tomato paste. Once opened, the tube tomato paste will last for a few months in the refrigerator if stored properly and at a consistent temperature.

How should tomato paste be stored? Unopened tomato paste can be stored at room temperature in your pantry. Once opened, its recommended to store the tube with the cap on in the refrigerator for up to 20 days.

Can I freeze tomato paste? Yes, tomato paste can indeed be frozen! This is largely due to the low water content in the tomato paste.  If you are going to freeze tomato paste tube, please note that it needs to be thawed completely before you can squeeze it.

What are the best ways to use tomato paste? It is an extremely versatile kitchen staple. It can be used in a wide variety of dishes such as pasta sauces, soups, and stews.

How do I make tomato sauce from tomato paste? If you are trying to make tomato sauce, you can use tomato paste. You can achieve this by mixing one part tomato paste and one part water until well blended. Season to your liking with garlic, onion, oregano, basil, etc.

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