Spanish Plum Tomato
The plum tomatoes are a variety that is characterized by being medium size and oval, reminding of plums. Its main distinguishing feature is that they have fewer seeds than the average round tomatoes, making them excellent for preparing sauces and canning.
This type of tomatoes is specially used for making sauces, tomato pastes and cans. However, you can also enjoy them fresh. In this range, the ratio of pulp and juice is greater than the usual round tomatoes. They have a condensed and robust flavour, and a fleshy body not very watery.
As well as other types of tomatoes they are rich in vitamins a and c and mineral salts such as sodium, magnesium, potassium … It also provides many antioxidants and fibre. All this, keeping very low calories because they are mostly composed of water. They have a very important role in maintaining a balanced and healthy diet.
All these nutrients provide many benefits for the body: protect the heart, control blood pressure, reduce cellular stress and prevent aging … In addition, it also helps the digestive system to properly perform its function and is thought for anti-cancer and anti-rheumatic properties.