Concentrated tomato paste (TM)

From Cookipedia

Concentrated tomato paste (TM)
Concentrated tomato paste (TM)
Servings:Servings: 5 - Makes about 100ml
Calories per serving:38
Ready in:45 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:40 minutes
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:20th October 2012

This has been translated from a Spanish Thermomix recipe by Ernest Capell Navau which can be found at ClubCocinaFacil.



  1. Wash the tomatoes, and cut into quarters or halves depending on size.
  2. Place in the TM Speed 5-7-10 progressively for 15 seconds.
  3. Rub through a chinois or fine meshed sieve to remove the skin and seeds.
  4. Return to the TM, with the sugar and olive oil Temp. Varoma / Speed 2 / 40 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool and keep in the fridge in an airtight container.

Chef's notes

If you wish to achieve a darker colour, transfer to a small saucepan and reduce for a further 2-3 minutes. When a recipe calls for tomato purée use 1 part paste to 1 part water.

The original suggests around 20g sugar, but I feel that would make it far too sweet.

Graph your Body Mass Index

See your personal Body Mass Index (BMI) plotted on a graph against national averages.