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Tomato puree

How to Make Tomato Puree or Tomato Paste

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 minute
  • Yield: 1/2 cup or 1 tablespoon 1x


Tomato puree vs paste: did you know you can substitute one for the other? Here’s what to do! 



For tomato puree

  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup water

For tomato paste

  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar


  1. For tomato puree, mix the tomato paste and water. Use as a replacement for 1/2 cup tomato puree. 
  2. For tomato paste, mix the tomato puree and sugar. Use as a replacement for 1 tablespoon tomato paste, and remove 1 tablespoon of other liquid in the recipe. 
  • Category: Essentials
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Tomato puree vs paste