plum tomato

noun

Definition of plum tomato 

: a small oblong tomato

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An even more sophisticated celebration of this humble veggie is a recipe from Food52.com for Marcella Hazan’s celery braised with onions, plum tomatoes and pancetta. Ashleigh Spitza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Ever so humble, celery is good for much more than weight loss," 7 May 2018 Meanwhile, heat oil in a large deep skillet over medium heat; add plum tomatoes, onion, and garlic and cook 5 minutes, until tomatoes soften. Frank P. Melodia, Redbook, "What to Do with Thanksgiving Leftovers," 26 Nov. 2010 In bowl, toss plum tomatoes, scallions, jalapeño, lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Grilled Steak Tortilla Salad," 24 Apr. 2018 Meanwhile, make the tomatoes: Cut plum tomatoes into halves. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Chimichurri Strip Steak," 28 July 2017 Biscuits were tender but not flaky, and a pallid half of allegedly roasted plum tomato was so hard as to be inedible, even after cooking. Kate Washington, sacbee, "Punch Bowl Social takes ‘eatertainment’ to a whole new level | The Sacramento Bee," 23 Mar. 2018 Whole, unprocessed ingredients (hello, kale and plum tomatoes!) and lean tenderloin make for a heart-healthy dish. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette," 28 July 2017 Executive Chef/Proprietor, The Lion, Crown Dish: Pasta alla ceci: garlic, olive oil, plum tomatoes, celery leaves, parsley leaves, ditalini pasta, chickpeas, parsley oil. Allen Salkin, HWD, "Did Bobby Flay Torpedo His Own Iron Chef Career? [Updated]," 25 Oct. 2017

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1879, in the meaning defined above

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plum tomato

noun

English Language Learners Definition of plum tomato

: a tomato that is shaped like an egg

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