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A question about a recipe: Summer Squash Enchiladas

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I have a question about the recipe "Summer Squash Enchiladas" from PJ . There is no mention of sugar in the ingredients. How much sugar am I supposed to add to tomato sauce?

asked by lkh6951 over 4 years ago
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added over 4 years ago

hmmmm....I'd start with a very small amount, like a teaspoon. Then taste as you go.

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QueenSashy

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added over 4 years ago

I would add half teaspoon per pound of tomatoes...

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ChefJune

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added over 4 years ago

I never add sugar to tomato sauce, so I wouldn't use any.

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pierino

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added over 4 years ago

I agree with ChefJune. Many inexperienced cooks add sugar to tomato sauce because they think they are supposed to. Theory being that it cuts acidity. It doesn't. Totally unneccesary. And why would you want to sweeten tomato sauce anyway?