Veggies From A-Z

Tomato*

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 85 g (1/2 small; 1/3 medium; 1/5 large; 1 large cocktail tomato; 8 grape tomatoes)

  • Source of Vitamin C (25% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Low in sodium (10 mg per serving)
  • Fat-free (0 g per serving)
Look For

Smooth well formed, firm ones, heavy size and uniform in colour.

To Store

Keep tomatoes unwashed and uncovered at room temperature, out of direct sunlight, for up to one week. Do not refrigerate unless very ripe. To ripen, store in a paper bag at room temperature.

To Prepare

Rinse. Remove stem. Leave whole or cut as desired. Blanching will remove skins.

*Tomato is actually a fruit, but it is consumed as a veggie.

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