Partly sweet and partly sour in taste, Tomatoes are very refreshing, rich in Vitamin C and are almost ubiquitous in any cuisine. Be it a base for curries, salads, pizzas, condiments and even breads, they make for a versatile ingredient. The ripe and firm tomatoes are a luscious addition to any meal. Tomatoes are free from harmful chemicals and toxins, plus they are also rich in antioxidants that helps fight diseases like cancer. It also a healthy source of Vitamin C and A (being rich in beta-carotene) along with niacin and folate.