If you are like me, and have so many tomatoes in your garden you don't know what to do with, here is a great recipe for a slow roasted tomato sauce. Roasting the tomatoes brings out an intense flavor you cannot get otherwise. Roma tomatoes work best for this recipe.
Candied Tomato Sauce
Gina's Weight Watcher Recipes
Servings: 4 • Calories: 78.1 • Old Points: 1 pt • Points+: 2 pt
Fat: 1.2 • Fiber: 4.1 • Carbs: 17.3 • Protein: 3.2g
- 12 ripe Roma tomatoes
- 1 tsp fresh thyme
- 1 tsp fresh oregano
- olive oil spray
- 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
Preheat oven to 325°. Slice tomatoes in half. Season with salt, basil, oregano and thyme. Spray a cookie sheet with olive oil spray and place tomatoes cut side up. Bake 2 hrs until skin gets wrinkled and crusty on the bottom and moist in the center.
Puree the tomatoes in a food processor. If it is too thick, you can thin with pasta water. Serve over your favorite high fiber pasta and grated cheese.