One such vegetable, shall we say fruit (!), the juicy and refreshing tomato was the perfect suspect for a seasonal food transition from warm to cooler weather.
Instead of chopping it up into a salad, it was time to turn on the oven and bring out the deep sweetness that comes from roasting these gems.
What came out on the other end, was a mouthwatering, caramelized treat that lends itself useful in many dishes.
The versatility and pure deliciousness of this humble roasted tomato allowed for the seasonal transition to be that much sweeter!
- End of summer tomatoes
- Olive oil, drizzle
- Salt, to taste
1) Prep: Preheat your oven to 325F. Quarter your tomatoes, and arrange on a sheet pan. Drizzle olive oil, sprinkle with salt.
2) Cook: Let them cook and bubble for 20-25 minutes, until nicely caramelized and fragrant.
3) Eat: Enjoy on fresh bread with avocado and grilled chicken (as seen in the picture), make into a sauce, use on pizza, add to frittatas, puree and use as a sandwich topping…the possibilities are endless!
This post was written by Flora McKay, Director of Community & Nutrition