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Semi Dried Cherry Tomatoes

RECIPE OVERVIEW

This is a wonderfully versatile accompaniment to barbecues, picnics and sandwiches.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 90 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 8 people

  • 500 g Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Dried Basil Leaves
  • 1 clove SuperValu Garlic
    thinly sliced
  • 0 - SuperValu Olive Oil
  • 0 tsp SuperValu Oregano
  • 1 tsp SuperValu Parsley
  • 0 - SuperValu Salt

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 140°C/275°F/Gas Mark 1.
  2. Slice the tomatoes in half and place side up on a baking tray.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with a little oil.
  4. Sprinkle with garlic and herbs and place in the preheated oven for 1½ hours until the tomatoes have collapsed.
  5. Leave to cool in the oven with the door ajar.
  6. Next spoon the tomatoes into a sterilised jar, and cover completely with olive oil.
  7. Ensure there are no air pockets between the ingredients by stirring the mixture with a knife.
  8. Seal and refrigerate until required.
  9. Store in the fridge but remove at least half an hour before serving as the oil partially solidifies in the fridge.

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