San Marzano Tomatoes – What Are They And Why Are They Better?
Everything you need to know about what makes real San Marzano DOP tomatoes special, where to find them, and the best recipes for this Italian plum tomato variety.
WHAT ARE SAN MARZANO TOMATOES?
San Marzano tomatoes are a type of Italian plum tomato with an elongated oblong shape. They have thick inner walls, less water, fewer seed pockets, and fewer seeds.
CAN I GROW THEM AT HOME?
You can grow this strain of tomato plant at home in container gardens, as we have. They tend to grow well in full sun, in warm Mediterranean climates.
WHAT MAKES SAN MARZANO DOP TOMATOES BETTER?
This variety of tomato is absolutely delicious when fresh, but is commonly grown for canning or tomato paste. The deep tomato flavor is unrivaled and makes the best tasting red sauces.
WHAT ARE PDO AND DOP LABELS?
The Italian equivalent and label you’ll often see for origin-protected products is DOP, which stands for
denominazione di origine protetta,
or Protected Designation of Origin
HOW TO FIND REAL SAN MARZANO TOMATOES
The best way to choose the highest quality canned tomatoes is to look for the DOP label.
San Marzano is a type of Italian tomato. This type of plum tomato is known for its deep red thick skin, thick flesh, mild acidity, low seed count, sweet flavor, and premium quality.
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