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- I made a marinara from last night using tomatoes from the garden. Why did it have a slightly metallic taste?

asked by @NatalieNelson about 2 years ago
5 answers 565 views
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Susan W

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added about 2 years ago

Possibly you have high acid tomatoes and you just need a pinch or two of sugar? What kind of pot did you use?

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added about 2 years ago

Add brown sugar

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added about 2 years ago

How did you make the marinara? I like to roast my tomatoes and deseed. The seeds can give the sauce a sour taste or metallic if blended in with the sauce. I use carrots as a natural sweetener. As they get sweet when roasted.