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Can I substitute canned tomato puree for canned diced tomatoes? I have a soup recipe which calls for diced tomatoes.

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If the soup recipe is eventually going to be pureed, then yes, you can substitute with little problem.

If the soup is supposed to be a little chunky, the substitution will change the texture a little, but the flavour will probably remain the same, and all in all it should be fine.

Note that this assumes a can of pureed tomatoes. If what you have is tomato concentrate (it'll be marked as 22 or 28 Bx usually) then you can't substitute directly, as you'd need to dilute.

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    as a side note, in the US, tomato concentrate is usually called "tomato paste". – NadjaCS Oct 13 '15 at 19:10

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