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Grafted Growers Recipe (Big Beef Tomato)

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This simple Garlic Butter Spicy Big Beef Tomato sauce is perfect for all spicy lovers and can add a little touch to any spaghetti sauce or a nice dip for your snacks.

Here’s Grafted Growers recipe featuring Big Beef Tomato!

Nutrition Facts:

With only 18 calories per 3.5 ounces, Big Beef tomatoes are the most common dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene (100 grams). By fresh weight, they’re 95 percent water, 3.9 percent carbs, and 1.2 percent fiber, with trace amounts of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.

‘Garlic Butter Spicy Big beef Tomato sauce’


  • ½ lb. Big Beef tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 table spoon butter
  • ½   teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoon chili flakes


  1. In a nonstick skillet over medium high heat, put the tomatoes with no oil in the pan.
  2. Cook until the skins of the tomatoes begin to blister on the outside.
  3. Reduce the heat once the skins have blistered and the tomatoes appear soft to avoid a lot of spatter.
  4. Add the olive oil, chili flakes and garlic. (Be careful not to brown the garlic.)
  5. To release the juices from the tomatoes, gently press them open with the back of a wooden spoon.
  6. Add the balsamic and let the whole mixture reduce until it’s thickened a bit, maybe 5-10 minutes.
  7. Finish with a knob of butter and season to taste with salt and pepper.
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