A tomato product that is not as thick as tomato puree but thicker than tomato juice. It generally has its flavor enhanced by the addition of herbs, spices, onion and garlic. Tomato sauce is commercially canned and sold in most food stores. It is used as a base for other sauces and in a variety of dishes. The difference between tomato paste, tomato puree and tomato sauce is texture and depth of flavor. The thicker the consistency, the deeper the flavor. Tomato paste is the thickest in consistency, puree is thinner than paste, and tomato sauce is the thinnest.
Here's a tasty idea for using some of those fresh vine-ripened tomatoes from your garden: make your own homemade tomato sauce. Nothing makes tomato sauce stand out more than when you use your own garden-fresh tomatoes.
Prepare Tomatoes | Prepare Pepper| Prepare Garlic
What You Need:
- Blender- 4 medium size raw tomatoes- ½ medium onion- 1 green pepper- 1 to 1 ½ teaspoon salt, adjust to taste- Optional: Fresh garlic cloves, to taste- Optional: Oregano, to taste
Prepare fresh ingredients:
Peel and core tomatoes.
Sauces Defined | Other Common Sauce Terms
Sauces are liquids of various thicknesses that are flavored or seasoned to enhance the flavor of food. Sauces can be sweet, sour, spicy, or savory and may be added to the food to become part of a main dish or used as an accompaniment to the food being prepared.
There are many ways in which blueberries can be used. They make a great snack when just eaten on their own or they can be made into a sauce or topping to serve with other foods, such as cheesecake, ice cream, yogurt, pancakes and waffles.
Beginning at the top of a tomato, peel the tomato skin with a sharp
utility knife. The garnish works best if the peel is ¾" to 1" wide,
is a continuous peel, and the peel is thin with very little flesh