I love to roast everything! And I especially love to roast tomatoes. You can do so much with this tomato recipe it is endless. I wanted to get this recipe up because I will be referencing back to these delicious tomatoes as an ingredient in other recipes… but trust me, these beauties stand up just fine as a side dish all by themselves! Enjoy!
*Preheat oven to 425 degrees and spray a metal baking sheet or baking dish with olive oil cooking spray
You will need:
-10-12 Roma tomatoes sliced in half lengthwise
-Approx. 2-3 tbs. of EV Olive Oil (or I like to call it a good healthy drizzle!)
**I prefer Simply Organic brand herbs and spices in my recipes
-1 tsp. dried oregano
-1/2 tsp. dried thyme
-1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
-1/2 tsp.crushed red pepper
-1/2 tsp. fresh ground pepper
-2-3 tbs. chopped fresh basil (depending on your taste)
**I do not remove seeds or the skin of the tomatoes. If you are on a special diet or prefer to remove the skin you can. I prefer not to because I like the flavor and texture better.
**I have not added salt to this recipe because my husband has to follow a sodium restricted diet. You may add 1/4-1/2 tsp. if you prefer.
Spread tomatoes out on baking sheet and drizzle with Olive Oil. One at a time sprinkle evenly over tomatoes all remaining ingredients. With clean hands gently toss tomatoes until ingredients are blended. Tomatoes should be skin side down and in a single layer.
Roast for approx. 30-40 minutes (ovens vary) until they are caramelized and wrinkly as I call it 🙂
Let them rest a few minutes on the baking sheet. Transfer them to a serving bowl, drizzle with a little more Olive Oil and garnish with more chopped fresh basil.
Created with love by:
Char Head 🙂