Tomato Essence

Tomato Essence

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Here is a delicious and simple recipe that harnesses the pure essence of the tomatoes, that can be used either as a light garnish for grilled fish or as a refreshing drink. You may even want to try it in a Bloody Mary.

  • 14 Large Heritage Tomatoes
  • 1 Stalk Fresh Basil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  1. Cut tomatoes into a rough dice and place in large-size bowl. Add kosher salt, pepper, and entire basil stalk. With a hand blender or food processor purée until smooth. Let sit at room temperature for 1 hour. Pour into cheesecloth over large-size bowl and allow to drip through. Transfer to container with tight fitting lid and place in refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  2. Serves 4
  3. "Work With What You Got!"
  4. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2015 All Rights Reserved

Victoria

Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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