7 delicious dishes with tomato paste + recipe

Tomato paste and tomatoes are the most important raw ingredients for making all kinds of sauces and seasonings. Therefore, all kinds of sauces and seasonings with tomato paste are used for all kinds of Iranian and foreign dishes and salads. But sometimes, some types of sauce and seasoning with tomato paste are used in food or used in salad at the same time. That is, they are used both in preparing salad and in preparing food. Therefore, it is not difficult to prepare all kinds of delicious dishes with tomato paste and you can make them yourself at home. In the following, we will teach you how to prepare 8 delicious dishes with tomato paste.

All kinds of food with tomato paste

Before introducing you to all kinds of food with tomato paste, we need to review some tips about tomato paste. Tomato paste is a low-cost, delicious and simple sauce that can be used to cook a variety of foods; The point that we should pay attention to is that the health of this sauce depends on the quality of your tomato paste; Therefore, to prepare tomato paste, first of all, you should pay attention to its use-by date. Homemade pastes may not be suitable for preparing this sauce due to non-compliance with the standard of concentration percentage and amount of salt used. In the rest of this article, we will briefly teach you how to cook with tomato paste.

Preparation of tomato omelette

If we want to introduce various types of food with tomato paste, it is better to start with omelette, which is one of the most consumed foods that is popular among Iranians.

1. Ingredients for cooking tomato omelette

  • Preparation time is about 5 minutes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 small tomato
  • Chopped onion 1/4 cup
  • Oil for frying as needed
  • Pepper and salt as needed

First, grate the onion very finely or with a fine grater. Then pour some oil in a pan to heat it. After that, fry the onions in oil until golden. Peel and chop the tomatoes. After the onions are golden, add the tomatoes and stir a little. Close the pan until the tomatoes are well cooked and soft and their juice is completely drained. After that, reduce the gas heat and fry the tomatoes a little. Then add to the frying tomatoes. Then, at the same time, add pepper and salt to it; after the spices are completely mixed with the egg, increase the gas flame a little so that the food is fully cooked. After the spices are mixed with the egg, reduce the heat under the pan. Add a little more until the omelet is fully cooked.

2. Preparation of tomato soup

Necessary ingredients to prepare tomato soup

  • 2 small chopped tomatoes
  • The number of onions is 2
  • The number of garlic is 5 cloves
  • 5 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 pieces of chopped toast
  • 2 glasses of chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon of basil or oregano

First, chop the onion and fry it with olive oil. And then add chopped garlic and fry. Put the tomatoes in boiling water for 1 minute, then put them in cold water, peel them and chop them, then add them to the pan and fry them for a few minutes. Add chicken broth, basil or oregano, pepper and salt to it as needed and increase the temperature until the soup boils. Then close the pot and reduce the flame and let it boil slowly for 25 minutes.

Cut the toast into cubes or any other desired shape and pour a few spoons of olive oil into the pan and fry both sides of the bread on low heat until they become crispy and golden. After that, add the toast to the pot and continue to cook it for another 5 minutes. And finally, turn off the gas flame and after 10 minutes, your tomato soup is ready and you can also decorate the soup with basil. Note, if you want the breads to be crispy, use them to decorate the soup after serving.

3. Preparation of tail with tomato paste

Another one of the most famous types of food with tomato paste is Demi.

Necessary ingredients for making demi with tomato paste

  • 2 cups of rice
  • Fifty grams of dried tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • Tomato paste 2 tablespoons
  • Salt, pepper, turmeric and oil as needed

To prepare food with tomato paste, soak rice in water and salt for 2 hours. Chop the onion and fry it in hot oil and add turmeric to it. Then add the chopped dried tomato to the onion along with the tomato paste and fry until it changes color. After that, pour the rice into the pot and add water as much as 1 finger above the rice and add salt according to your taste. On a medium flame, let the rice boil and drain. Add the tomato and onion sauce and close the pot, lower the flame and put it under the pot to cook on low flame for half an hour to 45 minutes.

4. Preparation of sour chicken stew with tomato paste


  • 1 chicken thigh or breast
  • 50 grams of butter
  • 1 teaspoon of orange zest
  • Ghor water 1 cup
  • Cow or sheep pen water about 10 tablespoons
  • Garlic 4 cloves
  • 1 medium onion
  • Salt, pepper and turmeric as needed
  • Omani lemon powder 1 tablespoon
  • 1 bell pepper
  • Oil as needed

First, cook the chicken with garlic, pen juice and one and a half glass of water for 45 minutes on medium heat.

To prepare the stew sauce, grate the onion and fry it with butter, oil, turmeric, salt and Omani lemon powder in another container until the color of the onion changes.

Then add tomato paste and bell pepper and let it cook on a low flame until the smell of raw tomatoes is removed.

After the chicken is cooked, add the chicken broth to the sauce until it is fully cooked.

Sprinkle salt and turmeric mixture on both sides of the chicken and fry in oil until golden. Reduce the flame and leave the container to fry slowly.

Put the fried chicken in the sauce, add broth and pepper until the stew is fully cooked.

5. Preparation of eggplant stew with tomato paste


  • 2 chicken thighs
  • Tomato paste as needed
  • 1 onion
  • Salt, pepper and turmeric as needed
  • Oil as needed
  • 50 grams of butter
  • 1 eggplant
  • 2 tomatoes

To prepare eggplant stew with tomato paste and chicken, it is better to use butter instead of oil so that it tastes better. First, peel the eggplants and cut them in half and place them on a tray and add salt and let it sit until the bitterness is removed. Bring the butter to room temperature

Then pour the oil in the desired container and put it on the flame until it gets hot, then add the butter until it melts.  After that, fry the chicken pieces in a pan on low heat until both sides are golden and remove from the pan. Fry the grated onion in the same pan, then add the paste and fry with salt, pepper and turmeric. Add water and chicken and leave it in the pan to cook for one hour on low heat. Finally, fry the eggplant and tomato and add to the stew in the last 5 minutes.

6. Preparation of Burek Istanbul

Another type of delicious dish with tomato paste is Burek Istanbul, which we will teach you how to prepare.


  • Sour lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
  • Salt, black pepper and turmeric: enough
  • Thyme and sesame: in sufficient quantity
  • Oil: as much as needed
  • Minced meat: 250 grams
  • Onion: 1 pc
  • Mushrooms: 100 grams
  • Egg: 1 pc
  • Pizza cheese: 100 grams
  • Tomato paste: 1 tablespoon
  • Yufka dough: enough

First, after frying the mushrooms with a little oil and lime, we fry the onions in a separate dish and after they turn golden, we add salt, pepper and turmeric to it. Then, we fry the meat together with the onions until it is fried and changes color. After that, add tomato paste and fry until its raw smell is removed. After preparing the ingredients inside the burek, spread the yufka dough on the surface and divide it into desired size. Then, with a wet brush, draw on the dough and pour the ingredients on it and wrap the dough. You can brush again to prevent the dough from opening. Place the prepared bureks in the oven tray and after brushing them with egg mixture and a spoonful of milk, place them in the oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes.

7. Preparation of Iskander Kebab

Now that you are familiar with how to prepare several Iranian dishes, we will introduce you to one of the types of lunch with tomato paste, this time a Turkish dish.


  • Sliced ​​beef or veal fillet: 900 grams
  • Big onion: 2 pcs
  • Chopped green pepper: 2 pcs
  • Plain yogurt: 500 grams
  • Tomato paste: 3 spoons
  • Dry rosemary: 2 teaspoons
  • Salt and pepper: enough
  • Olive oil: 5 tablespoons

First, grate the onion and extract its juice. Beat the sliced ​​fillets well until thin, then put them in a mixture of rosemary, black and red pepper, olive oil and salt. Then cover the container with cellophane and put it in the refrigerator for 12 to 24 hours. After this time, take the meat out of the refrigerator and fry it with some oil along with chopped peppers for 2 minutes. To prepare Iskander Kebab sauce, mix tomato paste with 2 cups of water, some salt and red and black pepper, and after boiling for 10 minutes, remove it from the heat and pour it on the meat. This Turkish Istanbul dish with pita bread fried in olive oil has a unique taste and we suggest you try it.

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