Creole Tomato

Louisiana State Vegetable Plant


Creole Tomato Festival in New Orleans

Creole Tomato Festival at the French Market in New Orleans; photo by Reading Tom on Flickr (use permitted with attributio).

Creole Tomato

The Creole tomato was designated the official vegetable plant of Louisiana in 2003. This delicious variety of tomato is grown only in certain parts of south Louisiana where the soil is just right. Some say “tomato,” some say “tomaahto,” but in New Orleans they say "Creoles."