Making Tomatoe Paste without a Mill

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by bantiebabe1200, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. bantiebabe1200

    bantiebabe1200 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I know this two threads but I couldn't help but look at the recipe I have for tomatoe paste and see that I don't have a food mill to run the tomatoes through. Will a meat grinder work? I don't think I have an attachment for the meat grinder small enough to filter out the seeds. Is that a problem? Is there another way to do this? I don't really know who else to ask. Any info would be great. Thanks!
     
  2. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    You can blanche the tomatoes, peel them, cut them in half and squeeze all the seeds out.

    Then take the tomato and run it through a food processor before you cook it down.

    Actually, you can just chop the tomatoes fine because they come apart while you cook them.

    I don't like seeds in my tomato sauce or paste. It's doesn't work well to leave them in.
     
  3. bantiebabe1200

    bantiebabe1200 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much for the advice Oregon Blues! I'm thrilled to know I can make my tomatoes paste without buying a food processor.
     

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