Tomatoes are common ingredients in recipes and as garnishes at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Many people wonder if they can cut several tomatoes all at once and refrigerate them.
If you have already cut the tomatoes it is better to refrigerate them. When they were stored in the refrigerator, they held up fine for two days.
Can Cut Tomatoes Be Refrigerated?
The perfect temperature to store cut tomatoes is 41 degrees Fahrenheit (5 degrees Celsius). If you have chopped tomatoes, they must be stored in an airtight container and then refrigerated.
Storing Tomatoes in a Refrigerator
Make sure to place them in a location that is not too cold because the cooler the temperature is, the longer it will take them to ripen.
How to Store Unripe Tomatoes?
No matter where you decide to keep your tomatoes, make sure to properly store them to avoid any contaminants and preserve their delicious taste!