Early fall tomatoes can be a special treat, as they bring with them the sharp smell and sweet taste of late summer. They also bring a nice serving of vitamins and antioxidants. Read on to learn more about the tempting tomato -- then try our even more tempting recipe for Sinfully Delicious Tomato Garlic Pasta, below.
Tomato: fruit, not vegetable
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California Tomato Growers Association: "Tomato Trivia."
Fruits and Veggies More Matters: "Tomato: Nutrition. Selection. Storage."
NutritionData: "Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average."
American Cancer Society: "Lycopene."
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