In the spirit of pushing produce this season, this is your reminder that it’s tomato time. Take full advantage of one of the tastiest, most versatile and nutritious vegetables in the garden.
Interest in heirloom and locally grown vegetables also means that many varieties of tomatoes are available. The differences in shapes, colors, flavors and textures makes experimenting fun and can help inspire new ways to work tomatoes into your diet.
Eat tomatoes with abandon. They’re high in water content so low in calories, and they’re so nutritious. Tomatoes are rich sources of vitamins A and C, lycopene and other health-supporting phytochemicals.
Look for ways to work more of them into your daily diet. Try these five ideas: