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Sicilian Tomatoes in Oil

Giovanni Cacciatore
€2.78 Save 40%

Net weight: 220 g



Sicilian Cherry Tomatoes in Oil represent a culinary excellence linked to the traditions of the island. This exquisite product is the result of ancient wisdom, as it contains small ripe tomatoes, carefully picked and preserved in glass jars with extra virgin olive oil, garlic, oregano and chilli pepper. This refined preparation allows the sweet and intense flavour of the cherry tomatoes to remain intact, perfectly blended with the unmistakable fragrance of the oil and aromatic herbs.

COD: VST.0360.0220
EAN: 8033837800682
Nutritional values
Average values ​​for 100 gr
Energy value
243 kcal - 1016 kJ
14 g
of which saturated
2,6 g
24 g
of which sugars
6 g
5,3 g
0,6 g

Dried tomato (tomato, salt), sunflower seed oil, extra virgin olive oil, white wine vinegar, oregano, garlic, hot chilli pepper, acidity regulator: E330

Tips and curiosities of the tomolo

The tomato arrived in Sicily from Spain in the 16th century, thanks to the Spanish influence on the island. Sicily was one of the first Italian regions to experiment with the tomato and incorporate it into its cuisine, mainly for the preparation of sauces and dried preserves.

History of Sicilian cherry tomatoes in oil

Sicilian cherry tomatoes in oil have a rich and fascinating history. The practice of preserving cherry tomatoes in oil was particularly widespread in the coastal regions of Sicily, where the abundance of sweet and juicy cherry tomatoes made this preserve an irresistible option. Over the years, different recipes and versions of cherry tomatoes in oil have been developed, each characterised by a unique blend of spices and aromas. Today, Sicilian cherry tomatoes in oil are a true symbol of Sicilian culinary tradition, appreciated for their intense flavour and versatility in the kitchen.

The benefits of Sicilian cherry tomatoes

Sicilian cherry tomatoes in oil are not only a delight for the palate, they also offer numerous health benefits. Let's take a look at them together:

  • These cherry tomatoes are rich in antioxidants such as vitamin C and lycopene, which help fight free radicals in the body and protect the skin from UV damage.
  • Sicilian cherry tomatoes are also a natural source of fibre, which promotes digestive health and helps to maintain a balanced weight. Thanks to their low calorie content and intense flavour, cherry tomatoes in oil are also a perfect choice for those who want to maintain a balanced diet.
  • Finally, Sicilian cherry tomatoes in oil are an excellent source of potassium, an essential mineral for the proper functioning of the nervous and muscular systems.

With all these health benefits, it's no wonder that Sicilian cherry tomatoes in oil have become a staple in Mediterranean cuisine.

The best ways to use Sicilian cherry tomatoes in oil

Sicilian cherry tomatoes in oil are a versatile food that can be used in many different ways in the kitchen. Thanks to their intense flavour and unique taste profile, they combine perfectly with a wide range of ingredients. One of the best combinations with Sicilian cherry tomatoes in oil is buffalo mozzarella. The sweetness of the cherry tomatoes and the creaminess of the mozzarella blend perfectly, creating a burst of flavour in every bite. Another delicious pairing is with crusty bread. The freshness of the cherry tomatoes pairs perfectly with the crunch of the bread, creating a light and nutritious dish. Finally, cherry tomatoes in oil can be used to enrich a simple mixed salad, adding a touch of Mediterranean flavour.