Tomato paste is hands down the healthiest way to take advantage of tomatoes' nutritional prowess and is a secret weapon for enhancing flavor in the kitchen.
Relative to raw tomatoes, tomato paste offers up to ten times more of the star antioxidant lycopene. And unlike most all other tomato products, tomato paste typically comes with no added sugar and salt. Because it is uniquely rich in the natural taste enhancer, glutamate, tomato paste is fantastic for adding a rich, multidimensional flavor to soups, stews, and egg dishes. Tomato paste should be a staple in your cupboard!
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