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a tomato/potato/bean etc plant
▪ Bean plants are easy to grow.
cherry tomato
chicken/tomato etc soup
▪ We both had chicken soup.
flower/sunflower/tomato etc seeds
▪ I bought a packet of poppy seeds.
plum tomato
tomato/cheese/wine etc sauce
▪ vanilla ice cream with chocolate sauce
▪ But what happened to the crushed tomatoes which had been such a success, Were they abandoned in favour of whole canned tomatoes?
▪ Scatter the Mozzarella over the pizzas, then garnish with the chopped sun-dried tomatoes.
▪ Add the chopped tomatoes, the taco seasoning mix and the stock.
▪ Add the chopped tomatoes, chillis and refried beans to the casserole with a little salt and pepper. 5.
▪ Fill each half with a finely chopped tomato.
▪ Garnish soured cream and chive dip with chives and sprinkle chopped peppers over tomato dip.
▪ Add the parsley, chopped tomato and saffron and turn up the heat.
▪ Lacking fresh tomatoes and meat we tried to compensate by piling tomato paste into all our stews and soups and sauces.
▪ Not the imported store tomatoes that were strip-mined in Texas, but fresh garden tomatoes that taste like tomatoes.
▪ The sauce is made with fresh tomatoes.
▪ Lucid she is would like fresh tomatoes, apples and oranges.
▪ Stir in tomato puree and fresh tomatoes and cook for a further 5 minutes, or until sauce is mushy and thickened.
▪ Used in conjunction with fresh tomatoes a teaspoonful will be enough to give extra colour and body to a sauce for four people.
▪ The Momotara is a large pink-fleshed tomato, with an attractive appearance and delicious flavour.
▪ Add the plum tomatoes and continue to saute for 4 minutes.
▪ Another new addition to the range is a mixed pack, containing three yellow and three red tomatoes.
▪ The color of saffron, with dollops of red tomatoes flecked throughout, this hot potage goes beyond comfort food.
▪ Plump red tomatoes, crisp green salads fresh with the bite of radish, spring onion and a trickle of salad dressing.
▪ I made her favorite red snapper with tomato sauce.
▪ Add the mushrooms, crushed peppercorns, green and red peppers, tomatoes and basil.
▪ Originally the dish was marinated in red wine with tomatoes and raisins.
▪ Two osier baskets each: one for red tomatoes and one for green.
▪ My face was as red as a tomato as I was shown to my seat.
▪ The end result was that my head now looked like a ripe tomato.
▪ Numerous recipes use more familiar ingredients, such as the summertime trio of ripe tomatoes, mozzarella and basil.
▪ Serve topped with sliced tomato, scissor-cut-sun-dried tomato, herbs and salad leaves.
▪ Pile the meat into the pastry case and top with the sliced tomatoes and then the grated cheese.
▪ Top with sliced tomatoes and rarebit mixture and grill.
▪ After two or three minutes add the sliced tomatoes, garlic, basil and salt.
▪ Place some sliced tomato in the centre of 4 squares.
▪ Butter and margarine act as a waterproof layer for bread against wet foods like sliced tomato.
▪ The Flavia is a small tomato, which is left on the vine longer to develop a fuller flavour.
▪ Boys chewed and smoked opium in the small open-air market, sold cucumbers and onions, blue eggs and small tomatoes.
▪ In the end the taste of tinned concentrated tomato became all-pervading and deadly.
▪ He bought her a tomato juice from a passing waiter.
▪ Invite a teetotaler and sip tomato juice.
▪ We produce sauce for the benefit of tomato juice throughout the world.
▪ Cook for 10 to 15 minutes to release tomato juices and thicken slightly.
▪ They went into a pub and he drank his usual white wine, and she, tomato juice.
▪ Erlich drank Perrier, Ruane drank tomato juice.
▪ Add tomato juice or water and then the rest of the water until you have the consistency you like.
▪ Mix the tomato juice, parsley and seasoning together and pour over the beans.
▪ A world devoid of tomato soup, tomato sauce, tomato ketchup and tomato paste is hard to visualize.
▪ The tomato ketchup stained her fingers and fell as uncompromisingly on her dress as blood, but her brain was racing.
▪ The tomato ketchup it once contained has gone.
▪ It was bright and shiny, very fresh and not at all like tomato ketchup.
▪ For a moment, she looked at the tomato ketchup on the walls and thought of Gazzer's graffiti.
▪ And the self-cleaning tomato ketchup top?
▪ The sauce from Mr Bishop's tomato ketchup bottles had been emptied out in great red gobs or smeared over the cupboards.
▪ A world devoid of tomato soup, tomato sauce, tomato ketchup and tomato paste is hard to visualize.
▪ Stir in tomato paste and tarragon.
▪ Lacking fresh tomatoes and meat we tried to compensate by piling tomato paste into all our stews and soups and sauces.
▪ Stir browned onions, molasses, mustard, tomato paste, cloves and cinnamon into beans.
▪ In a bowl, combine the red pepper, yoghurt, ketchup, tomato paste and Worcester sauce.
▪ Add beer, tomatoes, and tomato paste and bring to a boil.
▪ So, for a start, be miserly about tomato paste in meat sauces for pasta.
▪ Stir in rice, tomatoes with their liquid, tomato paste, water, cumin and chiles.
▪ The pilot was saved by his ejector seat ... and by smashing through a greenhouse full of tomato plants.
▪ By May 1, twenty little tomato plants in sawed-off milk cartons had taken over the kitchen dinette.
▪ Leaf excision alone has little effect on pin induction in tomato plants.
▪ They made their stooping way up and down the rows of tomato plants.
▪ Continue to snap off the side-shoots which will appear in the leaf joints of your tomato plants.
▪ Your 60-minute action checklist Continue feeding the tomato plants and courgettes with a liquid fertiliser such as Maxicrop.
▪ When the tomato plants have set four trusses of fruit, pinch out the growing tips.
▪ Sixteen tomato plants are grown on a greenhouse bench in two rows of eight.
▪ Though my stomach is ruptured like a crushed tube of tomato puree, I manage to hear some of the words.
▪ Return carcasses to pan and add stock, tomato puree, wine, vinegar, and juniper berries.
▪ Heat the red kidney beans in the mixture of tomato puree, chilli sauce and lemon juice.
▪ Add the crushed garlic, tomatoes, tomato puree, courgette, sugar and lemon juice and simmer for 15 minutes.
▪ Mix together the tomato puree, wine, water, paprika, pepper and salt and pour over the casserole.
▪ Add the mushrooms, herbs, tomato puree, wine or water, fish sauce and salt and pepper.
▪ Reduce the juices and stir in the tomato puree, chilli sauce and salt and pepper.
▪ Stir in tomato puree and fresh tomatoes and cook for a further 5 minutes, or until sauce is mushy and thickened.
▪ Stir in the tomatoes, tomato purée and seasoning and bring to the boil.
▪ Remove from the heat, and stir in the lemon juice, mustard and tomato purée and adjust seasoning, if necessary.
▪ Add stock, tomato purée and seasoning.
▪ Add the tomatoes, tomato purée and wine, season and gently cook for 5 minutes. 4.
▪ Add white wine, red wine vinegar, tomato purée and mustard to the pan with the garlic.
▪ Add the stock and tomato purée to the pan with a little nutmeg, salt and pepper.
▪ Spread three tablespoons of tomato purée on top; season with black pepper.
▪ And the bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich was holding up.
▪ A tomato sauce can be completely changed by two or three minutes more or less of reduction or concentration by steady simmering.
▪ Tomato sauce, tomatoes and pizza made with tomato sauce were preventive in one six-year study.
▪ He smelled of stale faeces and tomato sauce.
▪ One day Nockerd came to work and found tomato sauce poured all over the floor in the cooler.
▪ Add one sliced onion, a can of tomato sauce and hot water.
▪ I made her favorite red snapper with tomato sauce.
▪ A world devoid of tomato soup, tomato sauce, tomato ketchup and tomato paste is hard to visualize.
▪ It's a tomato sauce, but it's hot, for sure, by dint of those ubiquitous chili peppers.
▪ A world devoid of tomato soup, tomato sauce, tomato ketchup and tomato paste is hard to visualize.
▪ Searching in the cabinets, she found a can of tomato soup.
▪ Muriel kept a flow of small talk steadily through tomato soup, liver casserole and apple crumble.
▪ We had tomato soup for dinner, followed by roast beef and sago pudding, served airline-style on a tray.
▪ How do you mess up tomato soup?
▪ Rachaela put the portions into a dish and upended a can of Heinz tomato soup over them to make a casserole.
▪ Return the mince to the pan. Add the tomatoes and the tomato pur e. Season to taste.
▪ Mix until smooth and gradually add milk and tomatoes.
▪ Stir in the spices and cook for another 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, cauliflower and broccoli.
▪ Remove duck from liquid and reserve. Add tomatoes, onion, garlic, chilies, and cumin seeds to the liquid.
▪ Reduce heat and add garlic, herbs and wine, then stir. Add tomatoes and black pepper.
▪ Tie together the parsley and lovage or celery and add to saucepan. Add remaining tomatoes and 3 cups of broth.
▪ Put a bed of lettuce in a serving bowl and add the tomato and cucumber.
▪ Return the chicken and sausage to the pan, add the tomato, seasonings, rice and chicken stock, mixing gently.
▪ Scald, skin, de-seed and finely chop the tomatoes.
▪ An evening meal began promisingly with a bruschetta topped with chopped spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, pesto and feta cheese.
▪ Add the chopped tomatoes and tomato pur e and simmer over a low heat for approximately 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
▪ Slightly spicy and redolent with cilantro, the velvety soup also contained chopped tomatoes, corn, carrots, celery and onion.
▪ Meanwhile peel and chop the onions and tomatoes.
▪ Grease a baking sheet pan. Chop the sun-dried tomatoes and place them in a microwave-safe cup and cover with water.
▪ Add the cinnamon, cumin, chopped pepper, tomatoes and wine or stock.
▪ Add the chopped onion, tomatoes, mushrooms and tomato pur e. Season to taste.
▪ Place patty on the bun and cover with cooked tomatoes.
▪ Fill tomato halves with leftover stuffing. Cook fish and tomatoes on baking sheet at 375 degrees, 15 to 20 minutes.
▪ Add the crushed garlic, tomatoes, tomato puree, courgette, sugar and lemon juice and simmer for 15 minutes.
▪ In a medium bowl, mix together the chicken, crushed tomatoes and Ortega chilies.
▪ And now I find myself eating tomatoes in the winter, which must be considered something of a luxury.
▪ His wife, Tessa, ate fried bread and tomatoes.
▪ Resigned to their fate, the 60 settled down, held hands and ate some of the tomatoes.
▪ Also widely grown are tomatoes and strawberries, nowadays mainly under plastic sheeting.
▪ With his wife,, he grows tomatoes on the low veld of the North-East Transvaal.
▪ If you want to grow tomatoes but can't keep a greenhouse standing, you find something equally useful.
▪ Her daddy was a nurseryman and grew tomatoes and grapes and hothouse plants and flowers in his glasshouses.
▪ The resulting hybrid grows like its tomato parent hut develops a tough leathery skin.
▪ Top with instant mashed potato and brown under the grill. Serve with tomato sauce.
▪ To serve, pour the tomato sauce over the veal and sprinkle with parsley.
▪ Top pasta with spinach sauce or mix together. Serve with tomato slices and carrot sticks.
▪ Deep fry fish cakes and warm for 5 mins before serving with tomato sauce and lightly-boiled leeks and celery.
▪ Prepare the spring-onion and butter mixture for the Pizzettas, cover and refrigerate. Slice the tomatoes and courgettes.
▪ I am left with his friend, who is slicing tomatoes.
▪ Served with thick wedges of fresh tortilla, sliced tomato and cucumber, it is a substantial way to begin a meal.
▪ He orders eggs over easy, bacon and sliced tomatoes.
▪ Add the courgettes and onion and fry gently for 4 minutes. Stir in mushrooms and tomatoes. 3.
▪ Add mushrooms, carrot, turnip, and celery, and cook for 1 minute. Stir in tomato paste and tarragon.
▪ Drain off excess fat. Stir in rice, tomatoes with their liquid, tomato paste, water, cumin and chiles.
▪ Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in undrained diced tomatoes, rice, chili powder and Tabasco sauce.
▪ Reduce the juices and stir in the tomato puree, chilli sauce and salt and pepper.
▪ Remove from heat and strain off any liquid. Stir in tomatoes.
▪ Serve topped with sliced tomato, scissor-cut-sun-dried tomato, herbs and salad leaves.
▪ The ravioli are cooked al dente and topped with a rich tomato vodka sauce.
meat/fish/tomato etc paste
▪ A world devoid of tomato soup, tomato sauce, tomato ketchup and tomato paste is hard to visualize.
▪ Add beer, tomatoes, and tomato paste and bring to a boil.
▪ In a bowl, combine the red pepper, yoghurt, ketchup, tomato paste and Worcester sauce.
▪ Lacking fresh tomatoes and meat we tried to compensate by piling tomato paste into all our stews and soups and sauces.
▪ So, for a start, be miserly about tomato paste in meat sauces for pasta.
▪ Stir browned onions, molasses, mustard, tomato paste, cloves and cinnamon into beans.
▪ Stir in rice, tomatoes with their liquid, tomato paste, water, cumin and chiles.
▪ Stir in tomato paste and tarragon.
▪ Add orange zest, tomatoes, and raisins and simmer approximately 10 minutes to form a light sauce consistency.
▪ Add stock, tomato purée and seasoning.
▪ FIG. 3 Five conditions were applied to the tomato seedlings.
▪ He smelled of stale faeces and tomato sauce.
▪ I picked up a tomato so big it sat on the ground.
▪ Images of sprawling tomato vines, twiggy raspberry bushes and zucchini leaves powdered with mildew all contribute to this prejudice.
▪ Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook until sauce forms and tomatoes fall apart, about 15 minutes.
▪ Remove from heat and add roasted pepper, tomato, green onion, and thyme; mix thoroughly.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Tomato \To*ma"to\, n.; pl. Tomatoes. [Sp. or Pg. tomate, of American Indian origin; cf. Mexican tomail.] (Bot.) The fruit of a plant of the Nightshade family ( Lycopersicum esculentun); also, the plant itself. The fruit, which is called also love apple, is usually of a rounded, flattened form, but often irregular in shape. It is of a bright red or yellow color, and is eaten either cooked or uncooked.

Tomato gall (Zo["o]l.), a large gall consisting of a mass of irregular swellings on the stems and leaves of grapevines. They are yellowish green, somewhat tinged with red, and produced by the larva of a small two-winged fly ( Lasioptera vitis).

Tomato sphinx (Zo["o]l.), the adult or imago of the tomato worm. It closely resembles the tobacco hawk moth. Called also tomato hawk moth. See Illust. of Hawk moth.

Tomato worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a large hawk moth ( Manduca quinquemaculata, Protoparce quinquemaculata, Sphinx quinquemaculata, or Macrosila quinquemaculata) which feeds upon the leaves of the tomato and potato plants, often doing considerable damage. Called also tomato hornworm and potato worm, and in the Southern U. S. tobacco fly.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1753, earlier tomate (c.1600), from Spanish tomate (mid-16c.) from Nahuatl (Aztecan) tomatl "a tomato," said to mean literally "the swelling fruit," from tomana "to swell." Spelling probably influenced by potato (1565). Slang meaning "an attractive girl" is recorded from 1929, on notion of juicy plumpness.\n

\nA member of the nightshade family, all of which contain poisonous alkaloids. Introduced in Europe from the New World, by 1550 they regularly were consumed in Italy but grown only as ornamental plants in England and not eaten there or in the U.S. at first. An encyclopedia of 1753 describes it as "a fruit eaten either stewed or raw by the Spaniards and Italians and by the Jew families of England." Introduced in U.S. 1789 as part of a program by then-Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, but not commonly eaten until after c.1830.\n

\nAlternative name love apple and alleged aphrodisiac qualities have not been satisfactorily explained; perhaps from Italian name pomodoro, taken as from adorare "to adore," but probably rather from d'or "of gold" (in reference to color) or de Moro "of the Moors."


n. 1 A widely cultivated plant, ''Solanum lycopersicum'', having edible fruit 2 The savory fruit of this plant, red when ripe, treated as a vegetable in horticulture 3 A shade of red, the colour of a ripe tomato. 4 (context slang English) A desirable-looking woman. 5 (context slang English) A stupid act or person. vb. 1 (context transitive English) to pelt with tomatoes 2 (context transitive English) to add tomatoes to (a dish)

  1. n. mildly acid red or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable

  2. native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties [syn: love apple, tomato plant, Lycopersicon esculentum]

  3. [also: tomatoes (pl)]

Tomato (mobile phone operator)

Tomato is a brand in Croatian mobile communications market owned by VIPnet. It has its own numeration and it is a prepaid product. It functions as a mobile virtual network operator.

It is defined as type of GSM service that is characterized by tomato SIM card, tomato voucher and tomato user account. It was launched in June 2006 and advertised as a cheap network, coinciding with the deployment of the Tele2 network which had the same marketing strategy.

Tomato (firmware)

Tomato is a partially free HyperWRT-based, Linux core firmware distribution for a range of Broadcom chipset based wireless routers, most notably the older Linksys WRT54G series, Buffalo AirStation, Asus Routers and Netgear WNR3500L. Among other notable features is the user interface, which makes heavy use of Ajax as well as an SVG-based graphical bandwidth monitor.

Tomato (album)

Tomato was the fourth and last album of the South Korean girl group Chakra before disbanding. The singles were From me to you, True love in this world is a Lie and Why I'm the only One. The album sold about 100,000 copies.

Tomato (disambiguation)

Tomato is the name of a plant or its edible brightly colored (usually red) fruit.

Tomato may also refer to:


  • Tomato (album), by the South Korean girl group Chakra
  • Tomato (musician), singer/drummer/songwriter for the alternative rock band Sound of Urchin
  • Tomato, Girl Detective, a one-shot manga by Akira Toriyama
  • "Tomatoes", an episode of the television series New Girl
  • the title character in the 1984 video game Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom


  • Tomato Bank, a private overseas Chinese bank in the US
  • Tomato (design collective), a UK company doing multimedia and graphical design, founded in 1991
  • Tomato (mobile phone operator), a Croatian mobile virtual network operator

Other uses:

  • Tomato (firmware), free firmware for Broadcom-based wireless routers
  • Tomato, Arkansas, an unincorporated community
  • Clyde Mandelin, a translator also known as Tomato

The tomato (see pronunciation) is the edible, red fruit of Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant, which belongs to the nightshade family, Solanaceae.

The species originated in Central and South America. The Nahuatl (Aztec language) word tomatl gave rise to the Spanish word "tomate", from which the English word tomato originates.

Numerous varieties of tomato are widely grown in temperate climates across the world, with greenhouses allowing its production throughout the year and in cooler areas. The plants typically grow to in height and have a weak stem that often sprawls over the ground and vines over other plants. It is a perennial in its native habitat, and grown as an annual in temperate climates. An average common tomato weighs approximately .

Its use as a food originated in Mexico, and spread throughout the world following the Spanish colonization of the Americas. Tomato is consumed in diverse ways, including raw, as an ingredient in many dishes, sauces, salads, and drinks. While tomatoes are botanically berry-type fruits, they are considered culinary vegetables, being ingredients of savory meals.

Tomato (musician)

Tomato (born Chris Harfenist August 17, 1969) is an American musician who is best known for being the lead singer and drummer for the alternative rock band Sound of Urchin. Tomato was born in New York City, grew up in Rockland County, NY, and presently resides in Brooklyn, NY. He also plays drums in The Moistboyz as well as Dave Dreiwitz from Ween's "Crescent Moon". Tomato was mentored by Gary Chester, author of Modern Drummer Publication's drum book "The New Breed". Tomato has also played drums for Ween and recorded drums with Tenacious D for the Comedy Central Crank Yankers version of "The Friendship Song". Tomato also has appeared on an episode of the Nickelodeon kids show The Naked Brothers Band (TV series), as guest drummer along with Questlove and Claude Coleman, Jr.. Tomato is also married to internet celebrity Lori Harfenist, host of The Resident.

In 2009, in addition to playing with Sound of Urchin, Tomato opened his own after school music program in New York City entitled "Tomato's House Of Rock" [THOR]. Previously Tomato was the Music Director for the NYC Branch of the Paul Green School of Rock.

On April 30, 2010, the formation of DiamondSnake was announced. The heavy metal band's members include Tomato as well as Moby, Dave Hill ( Valley Lodge) and Phil Costello ( Satanicide, Valley Lodge).

In April 2012, Tomato opened a second branch of Tomato's House Of Rock in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, NY. As stated in the Village Voice: "New York City is a bastion of educational institutions, but one of its most innovative educators doesn't even have a teaching certificate. What he does have is a lifetime of experience as a rock musician, a passion for imparting real-world skills to kids, and two schools—one in Hell's Kitchen and one in Brooklyn. He goes by Tomato. His school: Tomato's House of Rock, or THOR."

In Fall 2012, the first season of the Louder Education web series debuted on the Metal Injection website, with Tomato and Alex Skolnick as hosts. "Louder Education, their just-announced new web show, will follow hosts Alex Skolnick (from Testament... like you didn’t know that!), Chris “Tomato” Harfenist (Sound of Urchin), and a different special guest every week as they educate (see what I did there?) the students at T.H.O.R. (Tomato’s House of Rock) about the music business and artistic growth, and, of course, lead “a kick-ass jam with the kids.”

Tomato (design collective)

Tomato is a multi-discipline design and film collective, founded in London in 1991 by Steve Baker, Dirk van Dooren, Simon Taylor, John Warwicker and Graham Wood, plus musicians Karl Hyde and Rick Smith of the electronic group Underworld and Colin Vearncombe, the artist also known as Black.

The collective includes a worldwide group of directors, designers, artists, writers, producers and composers, who develop cross-platform projects that are commercial, artistic and research based.

Tomato also regularly lectures on design and has published two books, Process and Bareback: A Tomato Project with a third in development. In addition to its core studio in London, Tomato has a presence in Melbourne and Tokyo, and in 2012 opened its first wholly owned US entity, Tomato Studios, with a main creative/production studio in Los Angeles and field office in New York. In 2014, Tomato signed an agreement with production company Twist Films for exclusive director representation in the US, and co-development of creative projects.

Usage examples of "tomato".

Add 1 large can of tomatoes, 2 more ancho chilies that have been soaked in warm water, and enough chicken stock to make the whole mixture very wet.

Philip leaned back against the arbour, watching the grosbeak as it hunted food between a tomato vine and a day lily.

Top with artichoke hearts, tomatoes, onions, garbanzo beans, feta cheese, and tofu.

Top with artichoke hearts, tomatoes, onion, chickpeas, feta cheese, and tofu.

Add tomatoes, artichoke hearts, oregano, thyme, and salt and pepper to taste.

For the same reason, artichokes in Italy are sold with their stems and outer leaves, tomatoes are still attached to their vines, and zucchini are displayed with their flowers intact.

Mayonnaise dressing is used for meat, fish, some varieties of fruit, as banana, apple and pineapple, and for some vegetables, as cauliflower, asparagus and tomatoes.

When the aspic is set, trim neatly, and arrange each round of sweetbread on a slice of chilled tomato.

But today was market day down in Aspic Hole, and the pungent slick of dung-smell and rot that rolled over New Crobuzon was, in these streets, for these hours, improved with paprika and fresh tomato, hot oil and fish and cinnamon, cured meat, banana and onion.

Across the Atlantic an officinal tincture is made from the Tomato for curative purposes by treating the apples, and the bruised fresh plant with alcohol, and letting this stand for eight days before it is filtered and strained.

I served this great chicken carbonara with sun dried tomato pasta, mixed greens with a creamy balsamic vinegar dressing, and Tiramasu for dessert.

I added rice, and opened plastic tubs of sun-dried tomatoes, green olives, olive oil, and cashew nuts.

And then, the next day, there are bowls of cashews on the table, a jug of tomato juice.

Fry, add a can of tomatoes, a chopped clove of garlic, and cayenne, salt, and pepper to season.

Add one half cupful of stewed and strained tomatoes, a teaspoonful each of made mustard and sugar, and salt and cayenne to season highly.