Slow-roasted tomatoes & rocket

Slow-roasted tomatoes & rocket

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Easy

Serves 20 with other dishes
Slow-roasted tomatoes taste amazing in salads and this is no exception. A great side dish or base for a simple main

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • Egg-free

Nutrition:

  • kcal-
  • fat-
  • saturates-
  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
  • salt-
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Ingredients

  • 20 medium tomato, halved
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • salt & pepper
  • a few sprigs oregano, leaves stripped
    Oregano

    Oregano

    or-ee-gar-no

    Closely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…

  • 100g bag rocket
    Rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • balsamic vinegar
    Balsamic vinegar

    Balsamic vinegar

    bal-sam-ick vin-ee-gah

    True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nut

Method

  1. Heat oven to 140C/fan 120C/gas 1. Halve the tomatoes and put on baking sheets, cut sides up. Brush each lightly with a little olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the oregano over the tomatoes. Cook for 2-3 hrs until semi-dried. Leave to cool, then pack into a plastic container and chill for up to 24 hrs.

  2. When ready to serve, scatter the rocket over a platter and arrange the tomatoes on top. Drizzle with a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar, then scatter over the pine nuts.

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Comments (2)

fayemk86's picture

How long do they keep? Sounds yummy, definitely one to try..

phlwibble32's picture
5

I used dried oregano to cut back on cost as it was in the store cupbord but the end result was still gorgeous. I made the tomatoes to do the salad but didn't get round to it so had some on wholegrain toast with a little sprinkle of organic cheddar for breakfast - such a tasty start to the day. Can't wait to have the salad now :D Think there'll always be a supply of these in the fridge now!

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