Cherry Tomato (200gm)

Cherry Tomato (200gm)

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Overview

It is found in South America and considered as the direct ancestor of the cultivated tomato. It is shaped like the thumb tip to the size of a golf ball. It is sweeter than other large tomatoes and has hundreds of varieties.  The generic makeup of the cherry tomato remains the same as other tomatoes.

 

Nutritional profile

  • It contains a high amount of vitamin C and fibre (about 1.5 grams per average-sized tomato) and also has a higher amount of other healthy minerals and vitamins that are considered helpful for good health. 
  • The presence of vitamin B-6 helps the body in metabolizing the proteins and also supports proper brain functioning and cognitive development. Also, vitamin A plays a major role in the production of white blood cells, which ensures proper functioning of lungs; kidneys, and heart.

 

Health Benefits

  • Owing to high amount of nutrients, the tomato reduces the risk of heart disease and different types of cancer which helps to keep the skin healthier and help in better functioning of the digestive tract.
  • It shows the protective effect on the blood vessels and helps in decreasing the blood clotting risk.
  • Higher Beta-carotene in cherry tomatoes helps in increasing the energy and weight reduction, too.

 

Uses

There are many uses of the cherry tomatoes than the simple salad. Here are these uses:

  • Salsa: It is used in salsa by making juicy and sweet Pico degallo.
  • Roasted: Cherry tomatoes can also be roasted to certain concentrations and present with the pasta and crisp plants.

 

Recipes

 

1. Pasta With Tomato Cherry Sauce

Ingredients: Pasta, olive oil, pint cherry tomatoes, black pepper, and basil

Cooking Steps: Cook pasta first in boiling water. On the other hand, add garlic, tomatoes, pepper in a saucepan and then cook until cherry tomatoes release their juices. Then pasta tosses with the sauce and top with the Parmesan.

 

2. Roasted Cherry Tomato Caprese

Ingredients: Take Cherry tomatoes, sprigs thyme, Olive oil, Mozzarella, Sea salt, and bread

Cooking Steps: Firstly, preheat the oven at 180 degrees and then toss the tomatoes, oil, and garlic on the baking sheets. Seasoned lightly with salt and roast the tomatoes until they turn brown. Spread mozzarella on it and serve with olive oil.