beefsteak tomato


: a very large globe-shaped red tomato with dense flesh

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The beefsteak tomato tartare from Jose Andres’ Bazaar Meat is still a revelation. Jenn Harriscolumnist, Los Angeles Times, 23 May 2022 An old-fashioned beefsteak tomato meets kewpie mayo, smoked bacon, and gem lettuce. Nick Rallo, Dallas News, 2 July 2021 The bright-orange, beefsteak tomato-size persimmons never fail to elicit queries from passers-by. Steve Bender, Southern Living, 29 Oct. 2020 None of my ridiculous juggling of beefsteak tomatoes, avocados, potatoes, and bananas stymied AGG's sensor array. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 26 Feb. 2020 In it, Andres and Emmy- and James Beard Award-winning Matt Goulding provide plenty of tips, tricks and advice to go along with a variety of veggie-centric recipes, ranging from lentil stew to a towering beefsteak tomato burger. 4. Gideon Grudo, NBC News, 27 Dec. 2019 Nearly everything at these stands is grown at the family farm, including sweet corn, beefsteak tomatoes, butternut squash, peppers, onions, eggplants, and pumpkins., 20 Sep. 2019 It was piled down with beefsteak tomato, Tillamook cheddar and iceberg lettuce. John-john Williams Iv,, 4 June 2019 First, pulse 2 beefsteak tomatoes (remove the seeds by cutting them in half and giving them a squeeze!), 2 cloves of grated garlic, 1 tsp. of red pepper flakes, and a big pinch of salt in a food processor until smooth. Rachel Karten, Bon Appétit, 2 Aug. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beefsteak tomato was in 1869

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“Beefsteak tomato.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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