Momotaro Tomatoes with Minced Nagaimo Yam

Momotaro Tomatoes with Minced Nagaimo Yam
Photographed by TAKAHIRO IMASHIMIZU


Recipe by
Tatsuo Saito

Easy

Vegetables

Healthy

Quick

60kcal

5minutes

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 4 sweet tomatoes
  • 3 cm nagaimo Japanese yam (80 g)
    Note

    Belongs to the yamaimo potato family. Shaped like a thick stick, can be more than 1m long. Contains more water than other yamaimo potatoes and is not as sticky.

  • 5 shiso leaves
    Note

    Shiso, sometimes referred to as perilla, is a Japanese herb with a refreshing fragrance used to garnish or add zest to a wide range of dishes.

  • Ponzu soy sauce, as needed
    Note

    Citrus fruit vinegar mixed with soy sauce.

Directions

1

Remove the stems and quarter the tomatoes. Peel and mince the yam. Cut the shiso leaves into fine shreds, rinse and drain.

2

Arrange the tomatoes in a dish and top with the yam. Pour the ponzu soy sauce over the yam and garnish with shiso.