What are the health benefits of sun-dried tomatoes?
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Dried in the sun, the tomato retains all its nutrients but in tenfold quantities!
It is a fruit with multiple virtues for health and those for low calories.
Among its main actions: the protection of cells against damage caused by free radicals. They also allow the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, certain cancers and various diseases linked to aging.
The tomato is said to have a particularly effective effect with regard to prostate cancer.
In addition, it has many nutritional benefits.
It is rich in minerals and trace elements, vitamins A, B3, B6, K and C.
Tomatoes are a source of Vitamins E, copper, manganese and potassium.
How to use sundried tomatoes in cooking?
Dried tomatoes are generally eaten directly, as an aperitif, starter or to accompany a dish (you can integrate them whole, you can mix them or cut them up and serve yourself in small pieces. It is the ideal use if you want to give taste like a sauce).
The taste of sundried tomatoes is more pronounced than that of fresh ones.
Some loose ideas to use your sundried tomatoes: in mash, omelets (and all egg-based dishes), pasta salads, salad dressings or a béchamel sauce.
You can use it in a crème brûlée, in muffins, cakes or even shortbread!
In short, try this fruit everywhere, they go well with herbs from Provence, herbs for pizza, paprika, pimenton de la Vera or even parsley.