Tomatoes and tomato products are rich in potassium and the carotenoid pigment lycopene.

Lycopene has been significantly associated with beneficial effects on heart health and may help reduce heart disease risk factors like high blood pressure. Thank you for this easy and delicious recipe! YUM

The ingredients:

2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced

1-2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced

2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, or parsley

1 clove garlic, minced 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice

The recipe:

1.  Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Serve within 1 hour.