- 3 onions, thinly sliced
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- 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
- 4 tbsp olive oil
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- 1.2kg mixed tomato, from really big to cherry
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- 8 thyme or oregano sprigs, or a mixture, stripped, plus a few more
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- 1 tbsp golden caster sugar
- 50-85g fresh white breadcrumbs - if you've got a crust, use this so the crumbs are nice and golden
Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Heat half the oil in a pan and gently soften the onions and garlic for 15-20 mins until really soft and sticky but not browned. Put the onions, tomatoes (halve the large ones), herbs, sugar and breadcrumbs in a baking dish, season well and toss together.
Drizzle with the remaining oil, scatter with a few more herb sprigs and bake for 1 hr until going golden on top and the tomatoes are juicy.