Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Tomates Horneados

Tomates al Horno

Recipe Type: Side dish

Author: Gilda Valdez Carbonaro

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 1 hour 30 mins

Total time: 1 hour 40 mins

Serves: 8

These tomatoes are simple to make and beautiful to look at and have an incredible taste.

  • 10 medium-sized firm tomatoes cut in half

  • Sea salt

  • Olive oil to drizzle

  • Dried oregano to sprinkle on tomatoes

  • Parsley or cilantro for garnish

  • Water to drizzle the bottom of pan


  1. Arrange the tomato halves on a baking pan or a cookie sheet that is not completely shallow

  2. Sprinkle the sea salt and the oregano

  3. Drizzle with olive oil evenly over all the tomatoes, as well as over the entire pan.

  4. Add a little water to mix in at the bottom of the pan to provide a little moisture.

  5. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about an hour, then turn off the oven and leave the tomatoes there to cool off slowly for about half an hour.

  6. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley or cilantro.


These tomatoes can be made ahead of time and served at room temperature. Also, when they are placed on the baking trays, you can add red pepper flakes to add another dimension of flavor.

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