Dehydrate Tomato Paste and make Tomato Powder
Dehydrate tomato paste and stop wasting half a can, and make more room in your pantry with versatile tomato powder.
Tomato Paste, Tomato powder
Fruit Leather Trays
Dehydrate Tomato Paste
Spread tomato paste onto nonstick trays in a ¼" layer
Dry at 125°F 52°C for anywhere from 8-12 hours, until crisp and dry
After 8 hours or so, flip your leathers, if possible, to help speed up drying.
Tomato leather is dry when it is pliable, but not tacky.
Store palm sized pieces of tomato leather in an airtight container with a desiccant pack
Make Tomato Powder
Place pieces of tomato leather into grinder of your choice. (Do not overload)
Pulse until broken into small pieces
Blend for 30-second increments until a smooth powder is created.
Place powder onto cookie sheets and place in the oven preheated to 170°F and then turned off to allow powders to fully dry
Store powder in an airtight container with desiccant packs.
Reconstitute to Tomato Paste
Mix 1 part tomato paste powder to 1.5 parts water (1 Tb to 1.5 Tbs)
Allow to thicken to desired consistency
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