This Tomato Water is ideal for a cured tomato dish with aromatic herbs and a touch of bacon oil.
It can be served either warm or cold.
Halve 1 kg of tomatoes
Roughly chop 3 stalks of celery
Roughly chop 1 bunch of basil
Trim, peel, and quarter 1 white onion
Place all the ingredients in a blender and add 1 garlic clove
Blend until you obtain a paste consistency
Set a kitchen towel over a strainer. Pour the mixture, wrap with the towel and add some weights over it
Let it drain in the refrigerator overnight
Transfer to another recipient and season with salt to taste. The tomato water is ready
Yield 500 ml
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