Slow-Roasted Plum Tomatoes


Garlicky slow-roasted plum tomatoes to eat as an appetizer with crackers, or by themselves.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 50 mins
12 tomato halves


  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

  • 6 plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise and seeded

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C).

  2. Mix together onion, garlic, rosemary, thyme, parsley, and basil in an 8-inch square baking pan; spread evenly in the bottom of the pan. Place tomatoes, cut-sides down, on top of the onion mixture. Drizzle olive oil on top. Sprinkle with sugar and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Roast in the preheated oven until tomatoes have started to collapse and are browning around the edges, about 2 1/2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

155 Calories
14g Fat
8g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 155
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 46mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 17mg 84%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 282mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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