Sun-Dried Tomato

Sun-dried tomatoes were originally created as a way to store fresh tomatoes for the winter in Italy. Drying the tomatoes preserved the vitamins and antioxidants within the tomato. This way, winters in Italy would not be nutrient depleted.  The drying process involves removing all water content from the fresh tomato. Traditionally, plum tomatoes are used as the primary dried tomato, but other types are available as well now. To put into persepctive the water content of a plum tomato, it takes 20 pounds of plum tomatoes to generate one pound of dried tomato.  

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1 piece (2g)
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 5
  • Calories from fat: 1
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 42mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.1g
    • Fiber: 0.2g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 0.3g
  • Vitamin A: 0%
  • Vitamin C: 1%
  • Calcium: 0%
  • Iron: 1%

Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

year-round

Also Known As

  • dried tomato
  • Sun Dried tomato

Store in a cool, dry place for up to a year.

  • Dried Red Plum Tomatoes

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