Pomodorino rosso lungo di Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea

The Pomodorino rosso lungo di Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea is a unique and flavorful tomato variety that is native to the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. It is specifically grown in the towns and communes of Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea, Sant’Arcangelo, and San Mauro Forte. This tomato variety can be found in local stores and shops in these towns, such as the Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea Market and the Sant’Arcangelo Food Store.

The Pomodorino rosso lungo di Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea is highly regarded for its exceptional taste and quality. It has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which highlights its traditional production methods and cultural significance. This tomato variety is characterized by its elongated shape, vibrant red color, and sweet and intense flavor.

One popular recipe that showcases the Pomodorino rosso lungo di Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea is the Caprese salad. This simple yet delicious dish combines sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, basil leaves, and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Another recipe that highlights the flavor of this tomato variety is the Pomodori al Forno, which involves roasting the tomatoes with garlic, herbs, and breadcrumbs for a flavorful side dish or topping for pasta.

Sources:
– “Pomodorino rosso lungo di Castronuovo di Sant’Andrea” – www.basilicataturistica.it
– “Prodotti agroalimentari tradizionali (PAT)” – www.politicheagricole.it