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Oven Sun Dried Roma Tomatoes

HOMEMADE SUNDRIED TOMATOES preserved in olive oil.

5 kg fresh ripe Roma tomatoes 15 cup extra virgin olive oil best quality 1 tbsp dried oregano 189 tsp dried mixed peppercorns 1 tbsp table salt 1 tsp sugar FIRST STEPSFirst preheat oven to 200 176 225 176 FAfter that wash and dry the tomatoesLine a dripping pan with a sheet of parchment paper and spread over the paper half the salt and the sugar.

Aug 20 2020nbsp018332Bake for 25 hours or until the tomatoes are dried out keeping an eye on the tomatoes so that they don’t burn.

Bring water to a boil then place the tomatoes in the pot for 1 to 2 minutesKeep lid on container when blanchingCool the tomatoes immediately under cold waterSteam blanching Add 1189 to 2 inches of water to the pot and heat to boilingPlace colander into pot with tomatoes cover and steam until heated through about 2 to 3 minutes.

Drying is a process of removing moisture from food wherein a hard outer layer is producedIt also extends the food’s shelf life by slowing down the action of natural enzymes which make the food soft and mushyDrying concentrates the flavor adding richness to your dishes.

Drying tomatoes don’t actually need any special equipment however the process can be done faster with the use of an oven or a dehydratorPrior to drying tomatoes should be blanched before removing the skinMoisture usually resides on the skin and if the skin is not removed fruits will take longer to dry.

Jul 08 2019nbsp018332Plum or Roma tomatoes work best for ovendrying because despite their reputation for being bland these tomatoes are sturdy and uniform in sizeThey hold up well for hours of long slow cookingOne trick for making these ovendried tomatoes even more flavorful is quite simple Dry the tomatoes cutside up.

Oven Sun Dried Tomatoes Cooking with Chelsea.

Jul 28 2014nbsp018332InstructionsIn a large bowl toss the halved tomatoes olive oil and salt togetherPut the tomatoes in a single layer on a parchment paper lined cookie sheetPut the tomatoes in the oven and leave them aloneLet them bake for about 56 hrs or until they are at the level of dryness that you prefer.

Place each tomato face up on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paperPut 12 tsp of sugar in each tomatoSeason each tomato with salt and pepperDrizzle all the tomatoes with olive oil.

Sep 04 2012nbsp018332Preparation heat oven to 175˚F or its lowest settingWash tomatoes to remove any dust and dry themLine two halfsheet pans with parchment paperCut the tomatoes in half lengthwisePlace cut side up on the pans you should have enough to just fill two halfsheet pans.

Sep 11 2021nbsp018332Preheat oven to 200 degreesBegin by washing and patting dry your tomatoesDepending on the type of tomatoes used will determine how you slice themIf you are using cherry tomatoes or the smaller variety slice them in halfIf you are using larger tomatoes you want to slice into at least thirds.

Sep 14 2018nbsp018332Step 2 seasoningArrange the tomatoes in a single layer with the cut surface upBlend olive oil salt if needed pepper herbs and garlic in a small bowlSprinkle tomatoes with the seasonings generouslyReduce the oven temperature to 300176F 150176C.

Sep 21 2020nbsp018332If you’re like us the arrival of Fall will have you thinking about which homemade holiday gifts we are going to make this yearWe started this tradition 35 years ago when the cost of the holidays got beyond our budget.

Smaller tomatoes will obviously dry more quickly while large varieties will take longerMake sure that you use uniformlysized tomatoes within the same batch so that all the tomatoes will dry more or less at the same rate.

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