Cherokee Purple from 7 Essential Heirloom Tomato Varieties Slideshow

7 Essential Heirloom Tomato Varieties Slideshow

Jane Bruce
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Cherokee Purple

A very large beefsteak variety that is purple or very dark red. It has a deep flavor and firm, dense texture that stands up to slicing. Serve with brined cheeses such as feta or with a sweet drizzle of honey.

Similar varieties include Black Krim.