Tomato (Brandywine)

$2.99

An heirloom variety dated back to 1885! A classic favorite of many tomato eaters! A large robust fruit with superb flavor. Tomatoes grow up to 1 lb each!

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STORAGE TIP
Store tomatoes at room temperature, away from direct light. Refrigeration is not the best place for tomatoes, which are sensitive to cold. Refrigeration also degrades the flavor. Depending on ripeness when purchased, Brandywine Tomatoes can last a week or more in the kitchen. Ripe tomatoes should be used within a day or two, for the best tasting dishes and maximum absorption of vitamins. Brandywine Tomatoes will freeze well and can be stored frozen for 8-12 months.

HOW TO USE
Brandywine tomatoes are full-bodied and non-acidic, making them perfect for many different recipes. The satisfying flavor of these tomatoes are best when served fresh. They are delicious on their own, or when accompanied by just a pinch of salt and a few cuts of basil. They can be used in salads, featuring cubed or diced Red Brandywine tomatoes with ingredients such as fresh corn, watermelon, red onions, and vinaigrette. This beefsteak type, is also great for slicing and adding to sandwiches like BLTs. Red Brandywine tomatoes pair beautifully with cheeses, like cheddar and fresh mozzarella, as well as herbs like cilantro.

NUTRITIONAL FACTS
Red Brandywine tomatoes have a number of nutritional benefits, containing four major carotenoids, including large amounts of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant. High in vitamin A, vitamin D, and potassium. Red Brandywine tomatoes are fat-free and have negligible amounts of sugar and calories.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs