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Heirloom Cherokee Tomatoes
Inventory, 10 lbs : 0
This item was last sold on : 12/26/12
Cherokee Heirloom tomatoes are available in summer and fall and may be found at your local farmers market.
The Cherokee Heirloom tomato has a distinctive dusty rose color with a hint of purple, topped by green "shoulders." Either round or oblong-shaped, these tomatoes offer a rich tomato flavor with low-acid and a subtle smoky flavor. The Cherokee Heirloom tomato has a soft texture similar to that of a beefsteak tomato.
Low in calories and cholesterol-free, Cherokee tomatoes are rich in vitamin C, contain potassium and provide some folate and fiber.
Cherokee Heirloom tomatoes are a delicious substitute for beefsteak, vine-ripened or hydroponic tomatoes. Fresh tomato slices add flavor to hamburgers and sandwiches. Toss chunks in mixed green salads; drizzle with a favorite dressing or vinaigrette. Stuff with meat or rice for a delicious main entrée. Ideal for tomato sauces and purees. Slices make an attractive edible garnish. Create a tomato relish using fresh basil, chopped red onion, diced jalapeno, minced garlic, and a splash of balsamic vinegar.
Cherokees are a 100-year-old heirloom, whose seeds were first shared with settlers in what is now Tennessee by the local Cherokee Indians. This Tennessee variety is said to have started the dark tomato craze.
Recipes that include Heirloom Cherokee Tomatoes. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Redacted Recipes||Linguine with Tomatoes and Basil|
|Herbivoracious||Tomato Jam With Rosemary and Saffron|
|Redacted Recipes||Heirloom Tomato, Basil and Brie Bread Pudding|
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Near Escondido, California, United States
About 69 days ago, 4/11/13
Spotter's comments : Purple Cherokee tomatoes already! Organic and the flavor is very concentrated.