Roasted Tomatoes

roasted tomatoes
Photography: Mark Boughton / Styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins

Roasting concentrates tomatoes' natural sugars and flavors and gives them a buttery rich texture. Toss in pasta, top pizza or bruschetta, or serve alongside chicken or beef.

Ingredients

12 Roma tomatoes or round red tomatoes
1tablespoon olive oil
1/2teaspoon coarse salt
Freshly ground black pepper
3cloves garlic, sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Slice and core tomatoes. Place on parchment-lined baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil; sprinkle with coarse salt, pepper and sliced garlic. Bake 30 to 60 minutes, until juices have evaporated. Store in a plastic zip-top bag in refrigerator or freezer. You can also slow roast tomatoes in a 250F oven 3 to 4 hours.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 45
  • Fat 2.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 200mg
  • Carbohydrate 5g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 1g
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