Tomatoes are a juicy, sweet and slightly sour fruit.
Yes, fruit; botanically speaking tomatoes are a fruit. However, when was the last time you saw tomato in a fruit salad? While tomatoes, technically, are a fruit, we use them as a vegetable in cooking. They’re a crucial culinary ingredient too, and they’re a key feature of world cuisine, from Italian to Indian food. They’re good for our health too, and they contain the polyphenol lycopene. Studies suggest this compound may have anti-cancer and cardioprotective benefits.
Nutritionally speaking, tomatoes provide a good amount of beta-carotene and vitamin C