Fresh Red Ripe Tomato with vine

Fresh Ripe Tomato

 

Although botanically a fruit, tomatoes are treated as a vegetable and are very versatile.  They are also available all year round in a can so you can cook with them easily.  Fresh is best for salads when in season in the summer. Tomatoes come in many varieties and sizes too.

Single Serve = 1 large tomato / 180g

Storage = In fridge once ripe.

Preparation = can be eaten whole with skin and seeds and raw. Just remove the green stalk!

Cooking = puree, paste, passata, crushed, diced, whole or from a can as an ingredient.  Even Sun dried or Roasted.

Use = sauces, casseroles, stews, salads or as a snack.