Canned Tomato

 

The perfect cooking companion, canned tomatoes are a source of vitamin C, and contain polyphenols and carotenoids. These antioxidants help protect cells from damage and therefore support a good mood.

What nutrients in canned tomato boosts mood?
  • Vitamin C
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)
  • Carotenoids (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Pantry

Top tip: Canned tomatoes will last until you’re ready to eat.

 
Prep
  • Puree
  • Sauce

Top tip: A long simmer in soups, braises and sauces will soften them up and concentrate their flavors.

Seasonal Information

Canned tomatoes are available all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Half a cup of canned tomatoes (125g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

Tomatoes are a source of umami (savoury) flavour making it excellent in cooking.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for ¼ can (75g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Half a cup of canned tomatoes (125g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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