Calories, kcal: 22 Proteins, g: 1.1 Fats, g: 0.2 Carbohydrates, g: 3.9
What tricks housewives do not go to in order to preserve vegetables and enjoy fresh and environmentally friendly fruits in winter. The tradition of freezing tomatoes is not as popular as freezing zucchini or eggplant, but nevertheless, many people use this method of preserving tomatoes. There are two ways to freeze tomatoes for the winter: whole and in slices. If you are freezing the whole tomato, it is best to choose small fruits such as ladies' fingers or cherry tomatoes. And if you want to freeze tomatoes in slices, then dense fruits with a minimum amount of seeds and liquid are ideal. When freezing tomatoes in slices, it is advisable to periodically remove them from the freezer and stir them so that they do not freeze.
Calorie content of frozen tomatoes
The calorie content of frozen tomatoes is 22 kcal per 100 grams of product.
Composition of frozen tomatoes
Frozen tomatoes, like fresh ones, contain vitamins: B1, B2, B5, B6, B9, C, K, H and PP and trace elements necessary for our body: potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron and iodine.
The benefits and harms of frozen tomatoes
When frozen, a tomato, of course, loses some of its useful properties, but it will still be healthier than a winter tomato from a store processed with various chemicals. Tomato is a low-calorie product and it can be safely included in your diet for almost everyone, the only thing to remember is that tomatoes are a strong allergen.
Frozen tomatoes in cooking
Frozen tomatoes do not need to be thawed before cooking, otherwise they will turn into porridge. Whole frozen tomatoes are great for soups and sauces, and sliced tomatoes are great for pizza.