Red, tasty, perfect pieces of tomato adorning the top of your delightfully made green salad! It’s EASY, you just have to know how to cut a tomato for salad and you’ll be the host with the most!
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Here’s How To Cut a Tomato for a Salad.
STEP 1. Remove the Stem and Core the Tomato. Then cut in half from top to bottom.
STEP 2. Cut the tomato into 8 pieces cutting from top to bottom.
STEP 3. Cut the tomato slices in half!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s).
What Size Tomato Should I Use For Salad?
Any size will work for a salad but for this type of cut, you’ll want to use one that is about the size of your fist.
Do I Need a Special Knife to Cut Tomatoes?
No special knife is needed. Just use a sharp one.
What Type of Tomato Should I Use for Salad?
When cutting a tomato for salad, you’ll want to use one of the following tomatoes:
- Cherry Tomatoes
- Roma Tomatoes
- Fresh Garden Tomatoes
- On the vine hot house tomatoes.
- In the winter, you’ll find that the cherry or roma tomatoes have the best flavor.
- To Cut a Cherry Tomato for a salad, simply remove the stem and then cut in half or in quarters.
Tips and Tricks for Cutting Tomatoes for Salad
- When using a small tomato, simply cut in halves or quarters
- Use the smaller tomatoes in the winter time, they have a more reliable flavor.
- Fresh tomatoes are always the best for salad and you’ll want to cut those as the photos listed above.
- On the vine tomatoes are great off season salads as well.
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How to Cut a Tomato For Salad
- 1 Tomato
- Remove the tomato core with a sharp knife.
- Cut the tomato in half from the stem to far end and continue cutting those slices in half until you have 8 slices.
- Cut the slices in half at the equator. Remove any obvious seeds.
- Your tomato is ready for your salad!
- When using a cherry tomato, simply cut in halves or quarters
- Use the cherry or roma tomatoes in the winter time, they have a more reliable flavor.
- Fresh garden tomatoes are always the best for salad and you’ll want to cut those as the photos listed above.
- On the vine hot house tomatoes are great off season salads as well.