Does it matter what tomatoes you use for sauce?

Does it matter what tomatoes you use for sauce?

Make Your Own Tomato Sauce Making delicious, hearty tomato sauce is an art form. Though you could use any tomato, Roma and other paste tomatoes—with meaty texture with little to no seeds—are said to develop the best flavor when cooked down into a delicious sauce.

What is a good substitute for grape tomatoes?

Grape tomatoes are a little larger but would work equally as well. Plum style tomatoes can be used to replace cherry tomatoes but they tend to be dryer. If you're using the tomatoes in a casserole or other baked dish you could substitute sun-dried tomatoes which have a more intense flavor.

How do you remove acid from tomato sauce?

Heat 1 cup of sauce with 1/4 teaspoon baking soda (baking soda neutralizes acidity). Taste the sauce and add tiny amounts of baking soda to see if it mellows the acidity. If there is still an edge, swirl in a teaspoon of butter, letting it melt until creamy. Usually this does the job.

Are green tomatoes more acidic than red?

Unripe (red) tomatoes will be pale green all over, feel nearly solid and will have a more acidic or tart flavor. ... For those with sensitivities to acidic foods, green tomatoes (unripe) can be more acidic than ripe tomatoes. Both can be eaten and both are delicious!