How to Cut Tomatoes for Tacos

Looking for the best way to cut tomatoes for tacos? Look no further! This guide will show you how to get the perfect diced tomatoes for your next taco night.

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Washing the tomatoes

Wash the tomatoes in cool water. Be sure to rinse them thoroughly to remove any dirt or bacteria that may be on the surface.

Cutting the tomatoes

Cutting the tomatoes is a very important step in making tacos. If you do not cut the tomatoes correctly, they will not taste good. There are a few things that you need to keep in mind when cutting the tomatoes. First, you need to make sure that the tomatoes are ripe. If they are not ripe, they will not be as sweet. Second, you need to cut the tomatoes into small pieces. If you cut them into too large of pieces, they will not fit on the taco. Third, you need to make sure that you do not cut the tomatoes too thin. If you do, they will fall apart and make a mess.

Slicing the tomatoes

You can slice the tomatoes by cutting them in half first, then slicing them in half again. If you’re using plum tomatoes, you can cut them into thirds. Start by cutting off the top of the tomato, then slice the tomato in half. Next, cut each half of the tomato in half. Finally, cut each quarter of the tomato into thirds.

Dicing the tomatoes

To dice the tomatoes, first cut them in half crosswise. Then, cut each half into thin slices lengthwise. Finally, cut the slices into small pieces.

Adding the tomatoes to the tacos

For many, the hardest part of making tacos is not the meat, or even the cheese. It is, in fact, adding the tomatoes. You want to make sure they are cut in a way that will not make the tacos fall apart, but also in a way that will not make them too tomato-y. This can be a difficult task, but luckily, we are here to help.


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First, cut the tomatoes in half using a sharp knife If you are using Roma or other plum tomatoes, you may want to quarter them first.

Once the tomatoes are cut in half, place them on a cutting board cut side down.

Using a sharp knife make lengthwise cuts through the tomato, being careful not to cut all the way through the skin on the other side.

Make sure to angle your cuts so that they are slightly V-shaped.

Once you have made all of your cuts, turn the tomato over and gently squeeze it so that the diced pieces fall out.

Pico de gallo

There are many ways to cut tomatoes for tacos, but the most popular way is called pico de gallo. To make pico de gallo, you will need:

-4 ripe tomatoes
-1/2 white onion
-1-2 jalapeño peppers, seeded
-1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
-1 lime, juiced

Start by dicing the tomatoes into small pieces. Then add the onion and jalapeño peppers and mix everything together. Finally, stir in the cilantro and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately or store in the fridge for later.