Oven-Dried Tomatoes

Oven-Dried Tomatoes are made in your oven instead of the sun but still have that concentrated tomato flavor. Add them to salads, pastas, pizzas, and more!

Have you tried Oven-Dried Tomatoes before? It’s this cool method of drying tomatoes that doesn’t require the sun, but essentially the end result is something that tastes similar to a sun-dried tomato. The “drying” process removes moisture and concentrates the tomato flavor. In the next week or so, I will be posting a few recipes that use Oven-Dried Tomatoes.  They are great on salads, in pastas, on pizzas, etc. 

Oven-Dried Tomatoes

Ingredients:
Cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
Olive oil
Pinch of sugar
Salt and pepper

Directions:
Preheat oven to 225F.

1. Place the tomatoes in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with foil, with the cut side facing up.

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2. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and a pinch of sugar.

3. Bake tomatoes for about 3 hours, or until they are shriveled.

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4. Cool and refrigerate until ready to use.

Source: Annie’s Eats



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