Tomato dough may be prepared by adding tomato paste, water, salt, and oil to wheat flour to make dough. Leavening agents may or may not be added to the dough to make loaves, rolls, flatbreads, pizza bases etc.
How to make Tomato Dough?
Tomato dough is prepared by adding fresh or canned tomato puree, tomato paste, fresh tomatoes, sun dried tomatoes or tomato powder to wheat flour, salt, and olive oil. Leavening agents may be added to the dough to make loaves, breads, bread sticks, rolls etc.
Popular Tomato Dough Based Recipes
Italian tomato dough balls with sausage fillings are a very popular dish that is served as a snack on holidays. The tomato dough is made with tinned tomatoes and then rolled out. A filling is made with sausages, oregano, and thyme and filled in to the rolled out dough pancakes. Leavening agents are not used in the dough and the balls resemble stuffed dumplings. They can be baked, deep fried or simmered in a sauce before serving.
Tomato braided bread, loaves, and muffins are prepared by adding cooked or pureed tomatoes, spinach, cumin, oregano, thyme, dill and bacon to a basic wheat flour dough. Olive oil is added to make the dough softer and denser in texture and taste. Yeast is usually used to prove the bread.
Tomato pasta dough is made by combining tomato paste or minced sun-dried tomatoes with unbleached wheat flour, egg, salt, olive oil, basil and water. The dough is then rolled out to make fettuccine, linguine, ravioli and cannelloni.