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I have a question about the recipe "Pesto Trapanese" from Emiko. Amount of tomatoes

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asked over 4 years ago

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HalfPint
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added over 4 years ago

Don't know what happened, but my questions is:

Do you have an estimate for the weight of the tomatoes? I have ripe romas but they're on the small side? How many grams or ounces of tomatoes would you say this recipe requires?

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Emiko
added over 4 years ago

As Susan says, it's not an exact science, so I would say go for it with what you have -- 10 plum tomatoes (which are usually small, compared to say, beefsteak tomatoes) are a rough guide. More important, if you ask me, is that they are ripe and tasty! ;)

Susan W
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added over 4 years ago

Recipes like this beg for options. If your tomatoes are small, add a couple. It's not an exact science like baking.

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