The end of August means that gardens and farmer’s markets are overflowing with amazing things to eat. Late summer is the perfect time to eat your fill of tomatoes; there are thousands of kinds, and they are all delicious. The recipe Captain Create has for you today uses cherry tomatoes, which can be grown in pots in the house or on the porch, or in a greenhouse or garden easily. Cherry tomatoes are small, sweet, and easy to eat! Read on for more tomato facts and the recipe of the week.
Tomatoes are full of good things for your body too. Vitamins like A, C, and K, along with minerals and antioxidants. Each different color of tomato means a different mixture of vitamins, minerals, and other plant parts to make each one nutritionally different, and they are all a good source of dietary fiber. Whether you slice them into a sandwich, cook them in to sauce, or sit in the garden and eat them right off the vine, they’re good for you!
Chef Yotam Ottolenghi, who is from Israel and lives and works in London, loves to cook vegetables to share just how amazing they are. He has written cookbooks and opened restaurants just to share his love of cooking tasty food, especially vegetables, with the world. One of his most popular recipes is two simple parts; hot roasted tomatoes and cold lemony yogurt, served with toasty pieces of bread.
Try it out below!