Potatoes and tomatoes are the most commonly consumed vegetables

Potatoes and tomatoes are the most commonly consumed vegetables

According to ERS’s loss-adjusted food availability data, Americans consumed 48.3 pounds per person of potatoes and 28.3 pounds of tomatoes in 2015. Just over 40 percent of potato consumption was frozen and 55 percent of tomato consumption was canned, as French fries and pizza sauce contribute to the high consumption of these two vegetables. The third highest vegetable—onions—came in at 7.7 pounds per person.

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