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Homemade Oven Sun Dried Tomatoes

Total Time6 hrs
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: sun dried tomatoes, oven sun dried tomatoes, tomatoes, olive oil, garlic,
Servings: 4
Author: Rozina Dinaa
Cost: £3

Ingredients

  • Cloves of garlic

Instructions

  • preheat the oven to 175 C degree. Line the baking tray with parchment paper or spray it with vegetable oil and set aside.
    Wash the tomatoes under cool water. Cut tomatoes in half lengthwise.
  • Place tomato inside the baking tray and sprinkle with salt to taste.
  • Place the tray inside the oven. Let them dry and take leathery texture. Depending
    on size of tomatoes and oven it can take from 6 to 8 hours or so. Time to time keep your eye on it to prevented from burning.
  • Once they are done, remove from the oven and let them cool.
    How to use sun dried tomatoes:
    - You can eat dried tomatoes right now and use it in your favourite recipes such as soup,
    stew, pasta, salad, pizza
    - You can store them dry in an airtight container and refrigerate up to 5-6 months
    - Or make sun dried tomatoes in olive oil and flavouring with herbs such as oregano,
    rosemary, garlic and spices.
  • For making sun dried tomatoes in olive oil, slice 2-3 cloves of garlic and place at the
    bottom of jar, add some oregano or any herb you like, layer it with several dried tomatoes. Repeat the process and finally fill the jar with extra virgin olive oil and store it for 1 week in order to infuse the flavours together.