Semi-dried tomatoes

Semi-dried tomatoes

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 3 hrs

Easy

Use as many or as few tomatoes as you like, roast for a couple of hours then pack into jars with herbs and olive oil

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition:

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

  • batch tomatoes (any quantity and any size, from cherry to plum)
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

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

  • olive oil, for brushing and covering
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • basil or oregano, for topping
    Basil

    Basil

    ba-zil

    Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 140C/120C fan/gas 1. Halve tomatoes and arrange over a baking sheet, cut-sides up. Brush lightly with olive oil and put a small piece of shredded basil or oregano on each. Sprinkle with seasoning and bake for 2-3 hrs, depending on size, until semi-dried.

  2. Pack into jars and pour over olive oil. Use for salads, sauces, pizza and pasta. Store in the fridge for up to a week.

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Comments, questions and tips

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elliecourts
26th Feb, 2014
Easy recipe with delicious results.
marylunn
6th Apr, 2020
I have been given a jar of these in olive oil, what do I do with them
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Esther_Deputyfo...
7th Apr, 2020
Hello! Esther from the food team here. They are delicious tossed through salads, whizzed up and stirred through pasta or simply on there own eaten like olives as a snack! Thanks for your question.
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