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Uses for tomato leaves and stems?

 
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I will be growing some indeterminate tomato plants indoors over the winter, and I expect that I will need to trim the plants back quite often to keep them contained (both in width and height).

Are there any uses for cuttings, leaves, or stems - other than compost and cloning new plants? I was thinking about drying the leaves, and crushing them up to create a powdered/easy organic material addition for indoor plants by mixing it into soil, but I wasn't sure if I could use them for anything else.
 
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One cookbook I have recommends adding a fresh tomato leaf to a pot of tomato sauce to bring added complexity to its flavor.  I haven't tried it yet.

I did a quick web search and found this experiment with a taste test panel.
 
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Linda Ly (permies.com member) has a cookbook, The CSA Cookbook, that has recipes using tomato leaves.  She advocates using all parts of vegetables as edible, including carrot leaves.  You can even use "look inside" on Amazon to see her index of recipes.



From this great thread on Culinary tomato foliage:

https://permies.com/t/58961/culinary-tomato-foliage
 
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I finally found the book.  The forum had a book promotion for this:

https://permies.com/t/47335/kitchen/Linda-Ly-author-CSA-Cookbook

Here is the book:

https://permies.com/t/47334/CSA-Cookbook-Linda-Ly
 
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I will have to look into using tomato leaves in cooking further! I was under the impression that they were toxic, but it looks like that's only true in large amounts.
 
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