This coarse paste made from sun-dried tomatoes has a texture mid-way between sun-dried tomatoes in oil and tomato purée. Tomato paste is sold in jars and also contains sunflower and olive oils. Uses: Tomato paste is a popular Italian antipasto (starter) and can be eaten on its own, it also makes a tasty addition to pasta sauces, pizzas, canapés and salads. To store: Keep in a cool, dry place for up to 1 year. Once opened store in the fridge and use within 7 days.