5 Fun Things To Do With Tomato Sauce
When the season comes to a close, don't let those fresh tomatoes go to waste! Make your own tomato sauce, then freeze and use it these five ways.
Make a speedy bowl of tomato soup using tomato sauce. It's a perfect way to get your dose of lycopene, an antioxidant shown to help lower the risk of heart disease and cancer.
Shakshuka (aka Eggs in Purgatory) is a mouthwatering Israeli dish. Cut prep time by using premade tomato sauce like in Giada’s recipe.
Use jarred or homemade tomato sauce and combine with canned tuna for a quick tuna marinara. Toss over pasta for a delicious weeknight meal.
Out of fresh tomatoes? Use a few tablespoons of homemade tomato sauce instead to make a delicious grilled cheese sandwich.
Put your homemade tomato sauce to good use by adding into your Bloody Mary. Combine with vodka, lime juice, horseradish, Worcestershire, hot sauce and celery.
Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and consultant who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. See Toby's full bio »