Roasted Tomatoes

Cuisinart original
Steam-roasting tomatoes intensifies their flavor. They can be a tasty component to many dishes, or blend them up as a sauce from marinara to our Red Chile Sauce (see website for recipes).


Makes about 6 servings


2 teaspoons olive oil
6 plum tomatoes, cored and halved lengthwise pinch kosher salt
pinch freshly ground black pepper

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories 25 (56% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 1g

• fat 2g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 19mg

• calc. 6mg • fiber 1g


1. Line the baking pan with parchment paper.  Drizzle the olive oil over the cut side of the tomatoes and sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Lay on prepared pan, cut side down, and put in the oven with the rack in the middle rack position.  Set to Bake Steam at 450°F for 15 minutes.

2. Remove tomatoes from oven and let cool slightly.  Remove skins before using.