An Italian variety of the plum tomato with a great flavor, Romas are excellent for sauces, especially if they are overripe. Romas are also used in salads.
Storage Tip: Keep tomatoes at room temperature but not under direct sunlight.
Preparation Tip: You can either peel and take the seeds out or just rinse and eat raw or cooked.
Did you know... Most of the nutrients of a tomato are stored in the skin and the jelly-like part which includes the seeds.
Culinary Compatibility: Tomatoes go well with salads, soups, souces, pastas etc. The possibilities of the tomatoes are endless.
Health Information: Tomatoes offer an excellent amount of vitamin E, C, folate, potassium and beta carotene. Cooked ones are high in lycopene and beta carotene.