Tomato Beefsteak

Tomatoes were first cultivated in Central America by pre-Mayan people. This juicy Beefsteak tomato produces large half kilo red ribbed fruits that are perfect for burgers, sandwiches, salads and cooking.

CAN BE USED IN:

SLICING – SALADS – COOKING – SANDWICHES

SOWING DIRECTIONS

When
Early Spring to Summer, all year round in tropical areas.
Where
In pots or trays of seed-raising mix in a sunny area, but sheltered position.
How Sow
Sow seed 6mm (1/4in) deep, firm down gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear 7-14 days.
Care
Transfer to final growing position when sturdy enough, spacing plants 50cm (20in) apart. Pinch out side shoots fertilise regularly once first trusses have set. Harvest: 14-16 weeks from sowing.
Harvest
0 -20 weeks from sowing
Sow:
-Spring
-Summer
Harvest:
0 -20 weeks from sowing
Soil type:
-compost
-well cultivated
-well drained
-sunny position

Availability: In stock

$4.35

Pizza Americana

Ingredients

Thin Crust Pizza Dough ingredients:
  • 1 package active dry yeast (2-1/2 teaspoons)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • Toppings:
  • Pizza sauce
  • Beefsteak tomato, sliced
  • Jalapeno chillies, sliced
  • Bacon, cubed and pan fried
  • Basil leaves

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine yeast, sugar, salt, water, olive oil, and flour. Cover the bowl with a towel and let stand at room temp for 40 to 50 minutes or until almost doubled in size.
  2. Turn dough out onto a well floured surface and shape into a ball. Cover and let stand for 20 minutes.
  3. Roll dough out to a circle. Transfer dough to a lined oven tray. Top as desired.
  4. Bake in a 250°C for 11 to 14 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust starts to brown.