Slow-Baked Tomatoes

Preparation info
  • Makes


    Side-Dish Servings
    • Difficulty


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By James Peterson

Published 2007

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Most recipes for baked tomatoes call for a relatively high oven temperature. This recipe calls for a low oven temperature, so the tomatoes lose their moisture and their flavor concentrates without burning the edges or scalding the bottoms.


  • 6 tomatoes, stemmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves ga


Cut the tomatoes in half through the equator and squeeze the seeds and juices out of each half as shown.

Select a baking dish just large enough to hold the tomatoes in a single layer and rub with the 1 tablespoon olive oil. Arrange the tomatoes, flat side u