Patent Number: 6,165,537

Title: Method of making a food product containing tomatoes

Abstract: A method for preparing a food compound, and particularly a salad dressing with a unique flavor and improved taste, includes providing preselected quantities of a tomato-based product and a vegetable oil, combining the tomato-based product with the vegetable oil and heating to a temperature of about 100.degree.-160.degree. F., stirring the combined mixture substantially simultaneously with heating while making certain it does not come to a boil, adding sugar to the heated combined mixture and blending thoroughly until the sugar is dissolved, refrigerating the mixture so obtained for about 2-5 hours at a temperature of about 36.degree.-46.degree. F., adding preselected quantities of vinegar, a vegetable-based sauce, and onion to the refrigerated mixture and mixing for about 15 seconds to 4 minutes, and refrigerating the mixture again at a temperature of about 36.degree.-46.degree. F. The food compound is prepared from a unique blend of natural and healthy ingredients.

Inventors: Carr; Helmi E. (Leesburg, VA)

Assignee: Fort Evans Finest, LLC

International Classification: A23L 1/24 (20060101); A23L 001/39 (); A23L 001/48 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017