Roma Tomatoes

Roma tomatoes are the quintessential Italian plum tomato. Not too juicy, not too big. Stew them. Paste them. Sauce them. Use them to thicken other sauces and soups. Get adventurous! Oven-roasting or drying will intensify the flavor, making a punchy tomato pesto or excellent bruschetta topping.

Characteristics:
Meaty, egg-shaped, few seeds, thicker fruit wall, denser but grainier flesh, firm,

Benefits:
High in lycopene, Vitamin A & Vitamin C, good source of fiber, high in antioxidants, cholesterol free

Flavor:
Full flavor, tangy, garden fresh tomato taste, well balanced