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Candied Tomato Sauce

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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

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Cals:78.1
Protein:3.2
Carbs:17.3
Fat:1.2
Cuisine: Italian
Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 /4

Ingredients

  • 12 ripe Roma tomatoes
  • salt
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano
  • olive oil spray
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped

Instructions

  • 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.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1 /4, Calories: 78.1 kcal, Carbohydrates: 17.3 g, Protein: 3.2 g, Fat: 1.2 g, Fiber: 4.1 g

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9 comments on “Candied Tomato Sauce”

  1. This was so, so good! I have a ton of tomatoes all ripening at the same time, and this was perfect! They are not Romas, but it didn’t seem to matter. Except for that point, I followed the instructions exactly, then used the sauce for a quick pizza. DELICIOUS!

  2. Thanks so much for this and the Baked Eggplant recipe. We have 100 tomato plants & was running out of ways to can them!

  3. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS RECIPE!!!!! I MADE SOMETHING LIKE THIS A FEW YRS AGO AND LOST THE RECIPE. IT IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. i MADE 2 OR 3 BATCHES OF IT AND FROZE IT IN 1 CUP QUANTITIES. GREAT FOR WHEN YOU WANT THAT CARB FIX!!!!!THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU.

  4. Looks good to my liking. I don’t like to watered sauce which is a lot of what I find. Have to look into making this one.

    Thanks!

  5. I love this recipe. I’m looking at ten tomatoes now and I’m just not sure what I’m going to do with them, now I have a great recipe! Thanks so much!

    I might try canning what I don’t use. Have you tried that?

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