Traditions

Oven roasted ( sun dried) Tomatoes

This is a delicious option for summers end with the abundance of cherry tomatoes. Half about 6 cups of cherry tomatoes and cover with olive oil in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon garlic powder and Italian seasonings to cover. Mix well. Spice add chili flakes and or black pepper. Spread on a cookie sheet. Roast at 325 for 30 min checking to be sure they dont burn. Stir and continue checking adding additional 5 min until they reach doneness you want. The darker roasted the chewier result. You want to. Remove as much liquid as possible. Airtight bag and freeze or pack tight in a jar and cover with olive oil in fridge. Shelf life this method 6 months. Excellent in sauces and pizza toppings or just right of the jar. Delicious!