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The tamarillo is also called “tree tomato”, because it belongs to the nightshade family of plants, although it’s sweeter. Eat it by scooping out the fruit!

Some interesting facts about Tamarillo:

  • Tamarillos are related to the potato, tomato, eggplant and pepper.
  • Tamarillos are also known as “tree tomatos” and are native to Central and South America.
  • Tamarillos are listed among the “lost foods” of the Incas and have disappeared from their native habitat.
  • Tamarillos are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
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