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Tomato paste, a pantry staple often used as a thickener in sauces and soups, is an easy, low-cost way to add rich tomato flavor and powerful nutrients to any recipe year round. However, many recipes call for just 1-2 tablespoons of paste.
Packed with vitamin C and beta-carotene, tomatoes also contain a wide array of phytonutrients, such as quercetin, ferulic acid and lycopene, which work to reduce the effect of free radicals, which influence aging and disease, on organs and cells.
So, nourish your body, save money and reduce waste with this simple tip.