How to Make Homemade Sun-Dried (Oven Dried) Tomatoes
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Recipe type: Snack
Serves: 6
  • 1 large container cherry tomatoes
  • 8 Roma tomatoes
  • salt
  • pepper
  • fresh herbs, like thyme or rosemary
  • olive oil (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 200ยบ
  2. Cut tomatoes in half and place cut side up in a single row on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Place pan in oven and leave it for 2-6 hours, depending on size of tomato
  4. Check cherry tomatoes at 2 hours
  5. Check larger tomatoes at 4½ - 5 hours
  6. Tomatoes should be leathery and chewy when done, sort of like a raisin.
Optional: Store in airtight glass clean jar with barely enough olive oil to cover. Will keep in refrigerator for 2-3 months.
Optional: place in double freezer bags or vacuumed sealed bags (don't add oil!) and freeze for up to a year.
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