Summer plum tomatoes roasted in the oven with garlic and herbs make an easy, delicious homemade tomato sauce that will fill the room with an intoxicating aroma.
Yield: 7 servings

Oven Roasted Tomatoes

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Cuisine: American
Summer plum tomatoes roasted in the oven with garlic and herbs make an easy, delicious homemade tomato sauce that will fill the room with an intoxicating aroma.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (peeled and thinly sliced)
  • 8 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 4 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • 4 lbs plum tomatoes*

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 450ยบ F.
  • Divide the olive oil and pour onto the bottom of two large rimmed baking sheets; add the garlic, thyme, rosemary, and salt and pepper.
  • Cut the tomatoes in half horizontally and remove the stems.
  • Toss the tomatoes with the oil and seasonings, then lay them down cut side down on the dish.
  • Roast in the oven until the tomatoes wilt and become softened, about 30-35 minutes, the tomatoes will start to wrinkle.
  • Depending on the size of your tomatoes, cooking time will vary so keep an eye on them.
  • When done, remove from oven and let them cool.
  • The skins will come off easily; remove and discard skins and herbs then coarsely chop the tomatoes.
  • Adjust salt as needed and place in a jar or use right away.

Notes

Makes 3 1/2 cups.
*Calculated based on 3 1/2 cups cooked tomatoes which differs slightly from uncooked.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/2 cup, Calories: 53kcal, Carbohydrates: 8.5g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Sodium: 282mg, Fiber: 1.5g, Sugar: 5.5g
Freestyle Points: 1
Points +: 1