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How to Dice Tomatoes in 3 Easy Steps

Easy as 1-2-3

We'll show you how to dice tomatoes in just 3 easy steps. You can use this same method to dice all kinds of foods into cubes quickly and easily.

Diced Tomatoes in Ramekin

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Before you get started: Remove produce stickers and wash tomatoes. (It's usually easier to remove the stickers before washing.)

Step 1. Use a serrated kitchen knife or a very sharp straight-edged knife for slicing. Place the tomato on its side and cut into evenly spaced slices starting at the stem and ending at the bottom. Take care that the slices are the same width. For steps 2 and 3,  you'll make all of your slices the same width as step 1. If you want a very small-size dice, make all of the slices closer together.

Sliced tomato on cutting board

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Step 2. Arrange the tomato slices next to each other or stacked on top of each other. Cut the slices into evenly spaced strips.

Step 3. Lastly, make evenly spaced cuts across the strips and you'll see how the pieces come away as small cubes. Congratulations! You just diced a tomato.

Diced Tomatoes

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