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Garlic Roasted Tomato Spread

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"These slow-roasted tomatoes make a tasty addition to any sandwich, or a simple appetizer when spread on crostini."
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3 h 15 m servings 144
Original recipe yields 8 servings (2 cups)


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  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
  2. Arrange tomatoes, cut side up, in a shallow baking dish; drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle garlic, oregano, sugar, and salt evenly atop.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour. Turn tomatoes over and roast until caramelized and very soft, 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Remove from oven and set aside to cool to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  4. Transfer tomato mixture to a blender or food processor; puree until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 144 calories; 13.8 5.5 1.1 0 297 Full nutrition

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I baked for 2 1/2 hours to maximize the "sun dried tomato" flavor, I didn't have to drain any juice off the top this way. As other reviewer suggested added a touch of balsamic. Absolutely deli...

I can't give 4 1/2 stars so 5 stars it is. Here are my notes to take this over the top. This needs just a touch of Balsamic Vinegar to make it perfect! Make it at least a day ahead of time to ...

I added basil to the recipe. This is my base for spaghetti sauce. Love the garlic smells while it roasts in the oven. My family LOVES this sauce.