Did you know this hack?
I don't know about you but I NEVER use an ENTIRE can of tomato paste for one recipe. Even these little small cans, I still have more than enough left for several recipes.
And can I be frank with you? I am OVER the price of groceries so anything to help save is worth implementing into my everyday. I always think of the quote “Watch the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves.” There is no such thing as too small of a savings in times like this especially with a large family to feed!
So instead of pitching it try this!
Scoop the paste out of the can, put them in silicone cupcake liners like THESE (not to mention a money savings hack in itself as they are reusable) Below is an image of the ones I use and love.
Now simply freeze them in the silicone liners. Once frozen pop them out of the silicone liners and place them in a labeled freezer baggie for future use on those easy Crazy Busy Mama skillet or slow cooker meals!
You can even add herbs or minced garlic too! I personally love basil in mine when I have it. Not to mention a great way to use up those herbs that might be going bad in your kitchen. Imagine adding this frozen tomato paste already prepared to this Delicious One Pot Smoked Sausage Skillet Pasta meal! Easy Peasy and talk about money savings too!
My hope is to help you STOP the food waste and save some money this coming year with this simple crazy busy mama hack!
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