Love tomatoes? Cast your vote for Bama’s Best Tomato Dish

Red Cherry Tomatoes
The quintessential ingredient to many fan-favorite dishes. (Unsplash)

Tomato tomahto…however you like to say it, there’s no question that it’s a staple in delicious Alabama dishes. Sweet Grown Alabama is hosting a head-to-head contest to find Bama’s Best Tomato Dish. From tomato pie to fried green tomatoes, read on to get a taste of the nominees and cast a vote for your favorite.

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March Madness…tomato edition. (Sweet Grown Alabama)

Sweet Grown Alabama, a nonprofit connecting local farmers to retailers, has teamed up with Alabama Farmer’s Federation and Simply Southern TV on the hunt to find a tomato dish that’s better than the rest. The audience has voted and narrowed the competition down to eight semi-finalists. Meet the nominees:

Recognize your fave local spot? Well, get to voting!

How it works

From Monday, May 23-Thursday, May 26, daily head-to-head matchups will take place on the Sweet Grown Alabama Facebook page.

Voting opens at 8AM and closes at 8PM each day. Casting a vote is simple, just click on the picture that corresponds with your favorite dish and add a reaction (like, love, wow, etc.) Whichever reaction you pick will count as one vote towards your favorite spot.

The winner of each daily head-to-head matchup will move on to the next round—the Flavorful Four.

In June, a panel of judges will head to the location of each of the Flavorful Four finalists to taste-test the fan-favorite dishes. What’s up for grabs? The big winner will receive a plaque, cash prize and features in Neighbors magazine and Simply Southern TV. Oh, and the ultimate bragging rights, too.

Help uplift local businesses by casting your vote today.

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Gabby Gervais
Gabby Gervais
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