Cooking the tomatoes allows us to better absorb the lycopene.
The flavor of juicy red tomatoes will explode when cooked with the spiciness of ginger and chives. A quick and delicious preparation perfect to accompany your toasts of bread, pasta, or rice.
For its ingredients, it is a recipe rich in antioxidants. If you want to cook it with healthy fat, you can replace butter and use avocado oil or olive oil. Do not be afraid to cook the tomato, with the heat it changes the lycopene it contains, makes it easier for the body to use.
Chives with their mild, not-so-spicy flavor are good on just about anything, their chopped stems add a touch of freshness and great presentation.
Why are ginger tomatoes good for you?
The lycopene is responsible for the red color of fruits and vegetables, it is a powerful antioxidant It can help protect cells from being damaged. Intake of foods with lycopene is associated with a lower risk of chronic diseases, as cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
He ginger is an excellent source of antioxidants that adds to your plate. May improve digestive health, reduce inflammation, and menstrual pain as revealed by clinical trials.
Buttered Tomatoes with Ginger Recipe:
- 4 chives
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1-inch ginger, peeled and cut into strips
- 3 medium tomatoes cut into chunks
- 3 ½ teaspoons soy sauce
- Pinch of salt (optional)
- Thinly slice the dark green part of the chives.
- Finely chop the white and pale green part of the chives.
- Heat the butter in the skillet over medium heat.
- Cook the white and pale green part of the chives along with the ginger for one minute; stir frequently.
- Add the tomatoes and cook for about 2 minutes to release their juice.
- Add the soy sauce and stir to integrate the ingredients. Taste and if you consider it necessary add a pinch of salt.
- Top with the thin slices of green chives.
Enjoy your tomatoes!
If you wish, you can cut the tomatoes into small pieces and cook them for a longer time.