All Purpose Tomato Sauce - Dehydrator

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Wash and core 15 lbs. of ripe tomatoes (Chop in a blender)

Chop or grind:
4 large green peppers
3 large onions
3 large carrots
2 garlic cloves
1 jar pimentos

Mix all ingredients together, then blend in portions until smooth. Press through a strainer to remove any pulp.

In a very large kettle (12 qt. or larger) or 2 smaller kettles (6 qt.) bring mixture to a boil over medium heat. Boil gently, uncovered for about 5 hours. Stir often to prevent scorching. Mixture should be thick enough to mound on a spoon. Ladle onto "five" Fruit Roll Sheets. Place in your Open Country® Dehydrator on dehydrator trays. Dry at 140F until crisp. Powder in blender.
(Tomato leathers can be powdered and used as instant soup, sauces and paste.)

Add different amounts of water to make:

Tomato Paste = 1 tsp. powder, 1 tsp. water
Tomato Sauce = 1 tsp. powder, 3 tsp. water
Tomato Soup = 1 tsp. powder, 1 tsp. water, 2 tsp. cream
Tomato Juice = 1 tsp. powder, 1/2 cup water
Adjust amount of water to taste for soup and juice