Slow roasted tomato recipe
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5 from 4 votes

Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Slow roasting concentrates the flavor of the Roma tomatoes and intensifies the sweetness
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Bake Time6 hrs
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snacks
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: baked tomatoes, roasted roma tomatoes, roasted tomatoes
Servings: 6 servings


  • 2 lb tomatoes, halved lengthwise Roma or plum
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • kosher salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 250 F degrees.
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper.  Lay out tomatoes cut side up.
  • Drizzle on olive oil and lightly season with salt and pepper.
  • Roast 4 to 6 hours.
  • Roasted tomatoes keep in an airtight container in the fridge for one week or keep frozen for several months. Bring to room temperature before using.


  • If the oven gets too hot prop open the oven door with a wooden spoon.