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Tomatoes are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium.
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While most of the tomatoes we see in supermarkets are red, tomatoes can be yellow, pink, purple, black and even white!
  • Tomatoes are technically a fruit, but count as a serving of vegetables in your diet. They come in different sizes and colors. Each variety may have different flavors, but all have similar nutritional benefits.
  • Select tomatoes that are rich in color, smooth skinned and well-shaped.
  • 1 cup of chopped tomatoes contains:
    • 41% of your recommended daily value of vitamin C to support a healthy immune system.
    • 12% of your recommended daily value of potassium to help with muscle contraction and keep the heart and kidneys functioning properly.

Always wash tomatoes with running water before preparing or eating.

Try fresh tomatoes:

  • Diced into cubes as an addition to your favorite savory dish
  • Sliced to add flavor to salads and sandwiches
  • Cherry tomatoes can simply be enjoyed as a snack
  • Cooked into a delicious tomato sauce
  • Store uncooked, uncut tomatoes at room temperature for up to a week.
  • If tomatoes become overripe before you are ready to eat them, you can place them in the fridge for up to two more days.
  • Chopped tomatoes and cooked tomatoes (such as in sauce) can be refrigerated or frozen for future use.
How to dice a tomato
How to dice a tomato

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