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What can I use instead of tomato paste in enchilada sauce?

asked by Mandy7476 almost 3 years ago
3 answers 1679 views
Dc6dab61 0a80 4308 b0cf d5d06d9d7ac1  kroka kitchen
added almost 3 years ago

You can broil whole tomatoes until the skins turn black, peel them, and put them in the food processor. Good, concentrated tomato flavor as well as the fresh tomato flavor.

3d9a3882 c161 441f 8a91 0efd10979f7c  2007 09 11e s4
added almost 3 years ago

Us a basic New Mexico style green or red chile sauce - Neither uses tomatoes.

C4c10cd5 69e8 4d54 b39c c5870da2826b  james joyce 1
pierino

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added almost 3 years ago

Tomato paste won't be missed. As it sounds like you are making a red enchilada sauce choose some dried ancho or New Mexico chiles (or others of your choice in combination), stem and seed them. Cover them in boiling water to soften. Allow them to soak for an hour and then puree them. The suggestion for roasting tomatoes is a good one as that will add color and flavor.