The juicy fruit of the tomato plant comes in a variety of sizes and colors, and can be found in cuisines throughout the world.
Tomatoes are a powerhouse of nutritional benefits. Most notably, they have high levels of the very powerful antioxidant, lycopene. Tomatoes also provide strong amounts of Vitamin C and beta-carotene as well as an array of phytonutrients. Today, there are over 7,500 different varieties of tomatoes in existence! They can be broken down into categories mostly based off their size and shape. -Slicing tomatoes (also known as globe tomatoes) are those most widely produced for commercial use. Try them as a summertime classic salad in our Kielbasa-Veggie Saute with Sliced Tomatoes & Grits. -Beefsteak tomatoes are typically sliced for sandwiches or burgers.
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