Is tomato fruit or vegetable? Here we solve the mystery

The tomatoesas it is usually called tomatoIt is native to the low Andes, although it is known that during pre-Hispanic times it was cultivated by the Aztecs in Mexico, where the plant was domesticated. After the arrival of the Spaniards in our country, the tomato was extended to other parts of the world where It is used in the preparation of many dishes..

Currently we find it in any market and supermarket, always located in the vegetable areaalong with other products such as onions, lemons, lettuce, etc. It is regularly used to make salads and puree for various stews. In Mexico it is essential to make hot sauces or season soups, meats and even tortillas.