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Tomatoes are an excellent source of antioxidants including vitamins A and C, lutein, and lycopene. The carotenoid, lutein, which is found in abundance in tomatoes, green leafy vegetables, and egg yolks, may help promote cognitive function and prevent age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and breast cancer.

This recipe for Fresh Shelling and Green Bean Salad with Tomato, Garlic, and Marjoram is a bright, refreshing take on the classic summer three-bean salad. It was sent to CCSA as part of a series of emails from our resident chef, Dr. Linda Doody. She has been sharing her extensive collection of favorite recipes with friends, family, and the CCSA team as a means of maintaining connection during the COVID-19 pandemic.

When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste.

– Laiko Bahrs

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