Tomato Puree at home

Cooking Time: 15 mins
Makes: 2 cups


  • 11 piece medium tomatoes;
  • water;


  • Bring water to boil;
  • Make a criss-cross cuts at the base of each tomato and put it in boiling water for 3 to 4 mins;
  • Remove and put in cold water for some time;
  • When the tomatoes are cool, peel and discard the skin;
  • Chop roughly and blend to a smooth purée in a blender;
  • Use as required. If frozen, tomato purée can last for months.