Tasty Tomatoes: Seven Recipe Ideas

Tomatoes are not just versatile and tasty, they're also packed with nutrients.



by Maureen Callahan

tom
 1 of 8 

Tomatoes taste great (if you choose carefully and don't leave them in the fridge - they don't like the cold) and they're stuffed with things that are good for you, notably vitamins C, A and K, and the carotenoid lycopene. Many studies suggest that lycopene has powerful cancer-fighting properties and may also have a role to play in battling heart disease.

Of course it's foolish to think that a fruit (and it is a fruit) is a magic pill, but there seems little doubt that a healthy Mediterranean diet (which includes lots of tomatoes) is a good bet for a long and healthy life.With our tasty recipe ideas you can combine stocking up on your nutrients with scrummy, moreish meals.


Next page


tomato, recipe, recipes, vitamin c, training, eat well, nutrition
TwitterStumbleUponFacebookDiggRedditGoogle

Discuss this article

We'd love you to add a comment! Please login or take half a minute to register as a free member

Smart Coach
Free, fully-personalized training plans, designed to suit your racing goals and your lifestyle.