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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Aromatic Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Slow roasting is one of the best uses for winter tomatoes because it intensifies their sweetness.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2009

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 2 tomato halves)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 pounds plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise (about 16 medium)
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 200°.

2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl, tossing gently to coat. Arrange tomatoes, cut side up, on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Roast at 200° for 7 1/2 hours.

Note:

This recipe appeared in The New Way to Cook Light (2012) and in the November, 2012 25th anniversary issue.

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 63
  • Fat: 2.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 10.6g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 157mg
  • Calcium: 26mg
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