What is Dried Tomato?
Dried tomatoes; It is obtained by collecting, washing, chopping and laying the tomatoes in the sun during the summer season, when tomatoes are abundant. Lightly salting the tomatoes that will be laid out in the sun improves the flavor and quality of the tomatoes.
It is known that some people use sulfur dioxide during drying. Sulfur dioxide should not be used in order to dry tomatoes in the most natural and healthiest way, away from chemicals. Only a small amount of rock salt is sufficient for ideal drying.Buy Now!
How Many Kg of Dried Tomatoes Come Out of 1 Kg of Tomatoes?
One of the most frequently asked questions about dried tomatoes is how many kilograms of dried tomatoes are obtained from 1 kilogram of fresh tomatoes.
Fresh, ripe tomatoes laid in the sun lose their water content. Only the pulp of the tomato remains. 1 kg of dried tomatoes is obtained from approximately 15 kg of fresh tomatoes.
What Are the Benefits of Dried Tomatoes?
The juice of tomatoes that are dried by laying out in the sun evaporates. Only the essence of the product remains. Therefore, the nutritional values, vitamins and minerals in dried tomatoes are much higher than in fresh tomatoes.
You get as much benefit from 1 kg of dried tomatoes as from 15 kg of fresh tomatoes. In other words, dried tomatoes are like the concentrated form of fresh tomatoes.
Dried tomatoes are a storehouse of lycopene. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant. In addition, dried tomatoes are rich in beta carotene, folic acid and vitamins A, C and E.
How to Use Dried Tomatoes?
Dried tomatoes are often prepared as an olive oil breakfast appetizer. Apart from this, many different recipes can be tried with sun-dried tomatoes:
You can use dried tomatoes by frying or roasting them.
You can add it to salads, it will give a great flavor.
You can prepare it by combining it with purslane.
You can chop it finely and add it to bulgur pilaf. It will be exquisite!
After keeping it in hot water for 10-15 minutes, you can add olive oil and serve it with white meat, red meat or fish.
You can use it while preparing pasta sauce, when combined with garlic, it will make a delicious pasta sauce!
You can add sun-dried tomatoes to your sandwiches after softening, or even use them for bread making!
Dried Tomato Appetizer Recipe
Preparing dried tomato appetizer is practical and easy. This practical appetizer is very delicious.
10-12 dried tomatoes
lots of cold pressed olive oil
1 pinch of rosemary
2-3 cloves of garlic
optional pomegranate syrup
optional red pepper flakes and black pepper
Take your dried tomatoes in boiled water. Leave it for up to 10 minutes. If you want your tomatoes to be TOO soft, you can leave them for 15 minutes. Crush the garlic and mix with the softened tomatoes. Add as much olive oil as you want on them, mix well. After taking it to the serving plate, add the rosemary and the finely chopped walnuts. Optionally, pomegranate syrup or red pepper flakes and black pepper can be added. Bon Appetit.
Where to Buy Sun-Dried Tomatoes?
You can get our local and old seed tomatoes, which are only dried in the sun with rock lamb in the season, from our online store. Our tomatoes do not come into contact with any chemicals during or after drying.