With a diameter of approximately 68 to 102 mm, the beefsteak tomato is the largest of all tomatos. Itconsists of four to six segments and has a lot of firm flesh. Beefsteak tomatoes contain lycopene. The redder the beefsteak tomato, the higher the lycopene content. Lycopene is an antioxidant and provides protection against prostate cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Beef tomatoes contain vitamins C, B1, B2 and B6 and many dietary fibers.
Due to its sturdy structure, the beefsteak tomato is very suitable to use in hot dishes. You can fry, wok, roast, grill or put them on the BBQ with some olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic.