Even though I’m not a vegetarian, I find side dishes generally more interesting and exciting than the main dish, especially in the summer when fruits and vegetables are so abundant. My ideal meal for a dinner party is grilled salmon or chicken, accompanied by a bunch of great salads.
Bright red, juicy, and sweet—what’s not to love about tomatoes? We at ChopChop can’t get enough! Check out these fun facts about the tasty treat:
- Because tomatoes have seeds and grow from flowering plants, they are classed as a fruit, not a vegetable!
- Almost all tomatoes are red, but other colors are possible including green, yellow, orange, pink, brown, black, purple and even striped!
- Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that is good for the heart and effective against certain cancers! They’re also packed with vitamins A and C, calcium, potassium.
- You can get fresh tomatoes