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How do you make sun-dried tomatoes with olive oil?

How do you make sun-dried tomatoes with olive oil?

Due to the evaporated moisture, sun-dried tomatoes become darker and pleasantly chewy, often packed in oil to preserve their bite. But the oil serves another purpose: it can be used to add more flavor to dishes that call for olive oil. Simply substitute the amount of olive oil in a recipe with sun-dried tomato oil.

Are sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil healthy?

These intensely flavored, sun-kissed beauties are a concentrated source of nutrients. They provide vitamins C and K, iron, and lycopene, an antioxidant associated with lower risk of certain cancers. You’ll find them available dry or packed in oil (the latter are softer and easier to blend into recipes).

How to make sun dried tomatoes with olive oil?

Ingredients 1 5.5 lb (2.5 kg) fresh ripe Roma tomatoes 2 1.5 cup extra virgin olive oil (best quality) 3 1 tbsp dried oregano 4 ½ tsp dried mixed peppercorns 5 1 tbsp table salt 6 1 tsp sugar More

How long do you cook sun dried tomatoes in the oven?

Cut the tomatoes in half and put them on the baking tray, then spread the other part of salt and sugar over the tomatoes halves. Bake for 10 to 14 hours. After 8-10 hours, check the tomatoes and take out from the oven those of them ready. Finally, place the tomatoes on a rack, covering them with a clean cloth.

Can you add herbs to sun dried tomatoes?

Wash your fresh herbs, and remove any woody stems. Allow them to drip dry in a strainer, or gently pat dry. Next, finely chop or mince the herbs. Our choice mixture is oregano, thyme, and sage, but basil would be an excellent addition as well! We like to add about 1 heaping tablespoon of finely chopped herbs for every 2 pounds of tomatoes.

How to make garlic and Herb oil for Tomatoes?

Instructions Place tomatoes cut side up on a parchment covered baking sheet and sprinkle with plenty of salt. Bake at 250 degrees F for four hours. Meanwhile, mix together oil, garlic, herbs, and crushed red pepper When tomatoes are cooled, add them to the oil mixture and stir.