Did you know that tomatoes have a high source of the antioxidant lycopene? Did you also know that a tomato is considered a fruit? Well, you do now! Tomatoes are a great source of vitamin c, play a pivotal part in digestive health and have about 1.5 grams of fiber per serving! Eating a 1/2 cup serving of tomatoes is about 18 calories.
Tomatoes are so versatile! You can use them in a sauce, jam, fried, in a sandwich or in a soup!
Speaking of soup, here’s a great recipe adaptation from Ina Garten for Tomato soup! It’s perfect on a rainy or chill fall day!