Passata

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Passata
« on: September 23, 2010, 13:54 »
I would like to make passata that can be frozen, has anyone any ideas please? Apologies if this is in the wrong spot, this is my first venture onto this site - please be gentle!!

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Re: Passata
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2010, 14:43 »
It's easy.  I make it and freeze it in empty margarine tubs:

Wash the tomatoes  - the more the better - and cut them into chunks (halves, quaters etc.)

Put them in a big pan - I use a preserving pan

I add a splash of water just to start them off and heat gently for quite a while until they are very soft and mushy. 

I then press them through a nylon sieve and pour the passata into the tubs - cool - freeze.
« Last Edit: September 23, 2010, 14:48 by Aunt Sally »
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Re: Passata
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2010, 19:01 »
Thank you Aunt Sally, I am very much obliged. So easy I feel stupid now!

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Re: Passata
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2010, 19:04 »
Not stupid at all  ::)

It's great for adding to all sorts of things. 

You can reduce it to make it thicker before you freeze it if you want to too.



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