Improve Tomato Paste

Tomato paste

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Food Styling: Brett Kurzweil

Photo by: Marko Metzinger/Studio D ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2012

Marko Metzinger/Studio D, Hearst Communications Inc., 2012

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To tame the super-concentrated flavor of tomato paste, cook it in a pan with some oil and other aromatic ingredients like garlic, onion and spices — it will develop a great earthy flavor after a few minutes. Stir the paste with a wooden spoon while cooking so it doesn't burn.

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