Tomato Concassé

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Tomato Concassé
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Roma Tomatoes

Tomato concassé is a mixture of peeled, seeded tomatoes that have been sautéed with shallots and herbs. Tomato concassé is a traditional French preparation used in many sauce and stuffing recipes.

4
Servings
91
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon thyme, minced
  • 1/2 Teaspoon oregano, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Bring a pot of water to a boil over high heat. Set up an ice bath. Score the bottoms of the tomatoes and core the stems from the top. Drop the tomatoes in boiling water for 15 seconds (you want the skin to start pulling away but for the tomatoes not to become pastry), and transfer to the ice bath.

Peel off the skin (it should come away easily and quickly), quarter, and seed the tomatoes, straining the seeds if you’d like to return the juice to the concassé, or want to use it to flavor something else (like mushroom duxelles).

Dice the tomato flesh. Heat the oil and butter in a sauté pan over low heat. Add the shallot and garlic and simmer until translucent. Then add the chopped tomatoes, thyme, and oregano. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Cook until the mixture is soft and the moisture has evaporated, but taking care not to overcook, stirring occasionally, for about 15-20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Tomato Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Tomato Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
12%
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Protein
2g
3%
Carbs
8g
3%
Vitamin A
76µg
8%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8.1%
Vitamin C
18mg
31%
Vitamin E
1mg
6%
Vitamin K
14µg
17%
Calcium
25mg
2%
Fiber
2g
9%
Folate (food)
24µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
24µg
6%
Iron
0.7mg
3.6%
Magnesium
18mg
5%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.8mg
3.9%
Phosphorus
41mg
6%
Polyunsaturated
0.6g
N/A
Potassium
353mg
10%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Trans
0.1g
N/A
Zinc
0.3mg
1.9%