Weight Loss Diet: These Meals Made With Cherry Tomatoes May Help You Keep Fit

Cherry tomatoes can be used to prepare a string of different dishes, especially salads and bite-sized snacks

Neha Grover  |  Updated: August 01, 2019 16:41 IST

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Weight Loss Diet: These Meals Made With Cherry Tomatoes May Help You Keep Fit

Cherry tomatoes for weight loss

Highlights
  • Cherry tomatoes can be used to prepare a string of different dishes
  • They are a low-fat, low-cholesterol food, which aid weight loss
  • Here are some great recipes of meals made with cherry tomatoes

Nature has blessed us with some amazing foods that not only taste good but also help us keep fit and healthy. Cherry tomatoes, for instance, offer a unique sour and tart taste and also provide many health benefits. They contain zero fats but are high in fibres, which contribute in shedding extra calories from the body. Cherry tomatoes are composed of mostly water, which make them a light eat and great for people who are dieting. Due to its high fibre content, cherry tomato keeps you full for a longer time so that you don't end up binge eating. Cherry tomatoes can be used to prepare a string of different dishes, especially salads and bite-sized snacks.

Cherry tomatoes are recognised as a rich source of antioxidant compound of carotenoids such as lycopene and phenolic compounds, which help in warding off many diseases like heart ailments and diabetes. Here are some interesting dishes you can prepare with cherry tomatoes for anytime hunger if you are on a weight loss diet.
 

Cherry Tomatoes Recipes
 

The Trio of Tomatoes
 

Tomatoes are mixed with coriander seeds and roasted in vinegar and olive oil to create an inviting plate of appetiser. A dressing made of tomato sauce, tobacco sauce, crushed pepper and white wine brings out a medley of flavours. This complex dish is ideal to be served at a cocktail party.

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(Also Read: Cherry Tomato Vs. Regular Tomato: What's The Difference?)

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Tomatoes are mixed with coriander seeds and roasted in vinegar and olive oil

Olive Oil Poached Baby Tomatoes
 

If you are looking for a unique side dish for your continental meal, this dish is perfect. Cherry tomatoes are poached in olive and strained lamb chop marinade. For a chicken dish, you could also use the oil mixture from chicken marinade.

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Cherry Tomato Onion Crostini
 

If you are going to host a formal gathering at your place, do serve this party starter. These small, round bite-sized snacks look great and are also easy to make. A yummy cherry tomato and onion paste mixed with prunes and red wine is used as topping on oven toasted breads.

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Cherry Tomato Pasta
 

Make this delicious yet nutrition penne pasta dish and you'll love it. Penne is tossed in a mixture of cherry tomatoes, basil leaves, tuna flakes and olive oil. You can skip parmesan cheese if you are aiming weight loss.

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(Also Read: How To Grow Cherry Tomatoes At Home)

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Penne pasta with cherry tomatoes



These low-cal, low-fat meals with cherry tomatoes are sure to help you in your weight loss journey without you having to compromise on good taste. Do try these easy recipes at home and adopt cherry tomatoes as an integral part of your weight loss diet.
 

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