Tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, sugar, salt, citric acid and corn starch.
Benefits, Properties and Uses
Tomatoes provide other vitamins such as A, K, iron and potassium. It also has got diuretic properties, it helps improve blood circulation, takes care of the skin and prevents constipation.
Vitamin A is ideal for protecting the eyes from degenerative diseases and night blindness, thus improving vision.
Furthermore, it helps to improve blood circulation thanks to the minerals and vitamin K present in its composition. The latter is excellent for controlling blood clotting. This property of taking care of the blood circulation prevents myocardial infarction and other cardiovascular problems.
Another benefit of the tomato is associated with skin care due to its antioxidant properties from the large amounts of vitamin C it has got. It is also low in calories, making it a great supplement for strict diets, and its high amounts of fibre make it the perfect partner in the fight against constipation.
The use of tomatoes covers a variety of dishes and the best thing is that they can be eaten raw or cooked, a characteristic that makes them so versatile.
Tomatoes can be used to prepare salads, either on their own or with other vegetables. The most popular type of salad is the caprese one, which consists in mixing raw tomatoes chopped into wheels, chopped black olives, basil leaves and a portion of mozzarella cheese, all dressed with salt and extra virgin olive oil.
How are the tomatoes prepared?
Our product is made with the best selected tomatoes to guarantee a homemade finish style and, at the same time, it preserves the freshness and natural flavour. It is so exquisite that wherever you use it, you will feel the food is homemade.
It is widely used but it is most commonly used in the special homemade tomato used to prepare the best sauces for pasta and pizzas. It is so versatile that it can be eaten either raw or cooked.
The most famous recipes with Tomato
With no doubt, the Neapolitan sauce is the most classic recipe, preparation of which is based in the tomato. It is a sauce easy to prepare. In this sauce, the tomatoes are first cooked until the peel is removed.
The rest of the peel is then removed and processed by adding a bit of onion, garlic, olive oil or butter, salt, pepper and other spices such as basil and oregano. Once processed they are put in a saucepan at very low heat until the sauce thickens.
This sauce is the base of many meals, especially pastas and pizzas.
Contraindications or cautions
There are people who may have a certain intolerance to tomatoes, in these cases our recommendation is to consume the product in moderation.
People who have problems with blood pressure should moderate the consumption of tomatoes, as their purifying properties can alter the rhythm of their blood pressure.