You are correct. 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. It's an easy, money-saving substitution. Plum style tomatoes can be used to replace cherry tomatoes but they tend to be dryer. The next time you're preparing a recipe that calls for fresh tomatoes, consider using canned tomatoes instead. ¼ cup verjuice Use standard salad tomatoes, see the equivalents below. Tamarind paste – for Asian cuisine. Many home-made soups use a tomato base. There, I just saved you two bucks. what i would do if I was making tabouli salad is if you dont like tomatoes then don't use them because i personally do not like tomatoes so it's is up to you on what you want to do. And you're no longer hostage to tomatoes decomposing in your fridge. 1 ½ cups boiling water. Recipes that call for sundried tomatoes in Asian cooking aren’t all that common. tomato paste = 2-3 tbsp. Proportion: 1 tbsp. As a kid I didn’t like them, and it turned out I am allergic to them. You get a more subtle flavor of tomato with the added bonus of juiciness. Fresh tomatoes are a good substitute. Things to remember Use these substitutes in double the quantity as they are not as concentrated as the paste. I remembered that there were a few San Marzanos in the fridge, left over from a sauce, so it seemed like a good idea to try a couple of sliced canned tomatoes in the salad. 5. Buy just juice. Substitute it with Tomato Forms Tomato Puree or Sauce. After unsuccessfully trying every substitute I could find for tomatoes, I finally discovered that pear juice makes a great substitute base in soups. You can try making a carrot sauce dicing them up and boiling them and them blending it.. and then recook all the blended carrots until thickens, add some apple cider vinegar for some sour taste and don't forget some honey or sugar, whichever. Tabouli Salad: 1 cup boughul wheat. I haven’t ever been able to eat tomatoes. Grape tomatoes are a little larger but would work equally as well. Some substitutes I found that can best replace tomato sauce, since I have a histamine allergen and tomatoes contain a lot of histamine. Substitute a can of diced tomatoes instead. If you are using pear juice packed with pears, you'll have to remove the pears. These two being thinner, you can consider reducing the amount of any other liquids in the recipe. 1 teaspoon Murray River Salt. i also found a recipe for tabouli salad with out tomatoes . Adding a splash of lemon or lime juice will boost the acidity of your salad. puree or sauce. All those in the markets recently looked awful. This afternoon I made a salad for lunch, but there were no tomatoes in the house. Laura: A 15-ounce can? Dan: Yep.