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Mini San Marzano Tomatoes

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San Marzano Tomato

The San Marzano is an heirloom variety Roma tomato that is meatier and naturally sweeter than regular tomatoes and contains fewer seeds. This variety, whose lineage can be traced to a small Italian town of San Marzano near Naples, has a distinctive pear shape, thin skin, and rich flavor.

How to Store

Store tomatoes at room temperature away from direct sunlight, use within one week after ripe.  Tomatoes taste best if not refrigerated; refrigerate only if you can’t use them before they spoil.

How to Select

Choose tomatoes with bright, shiny skins and firm flesh.

Nutrition Benefits

Tomatoes are low fat, saturated fat free, very low in sodium, cholesterol free, and low in calories.  They are also high in vitamin A, high in vitamin C, and a good source of potassium.

 

Simple Tomato Salad

Servings: 4    Preparation Time: 15 Min     Calories/Serving: 164

Ingredients:

  • 2 – 3 cups quartered Mini San Marzano Tomatoes
  • ¼ cup thinly chopped shallots
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • handful fresh basil
  • handful fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper

Directions:

  1. Combine tomatoes, shallots, garlic, basil and parsley together in a bowl. Mix well.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Let stand at room temperature for about an hour. Serve.
San Marzano Tomatoes
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