Total Time
2hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 2 hrs

From a fantastic award winningregional cookbook from the Junior League of North Harris County (Houston). It is called Texas Ties, and I have NEVER had a bad recipe from the book. I have not tried this one, but it sounds yummy.


  1. Cut tomatoes in half lenghtwise.
  2. Arrange the tomatoes cut side up in a shallow baking pan. Sprinkle with the basil and garlic; drizzle with the olive oil.
  3. Bake at 200 degrees for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. The tomatoes are done when shriveled but still moist.
  4. Cool to room temperature. Season with salt to taste just before serving.
  5. Note: this is supposed to be a good pizza topping, pasta topping, or as an dition to grilled cheese sandwiches or tossed green salads.


Most Helpful

Wonderful taste! I used tomatoes from the farmers market. Fresh basil from my garden. I baked them for 2 1/2 hours. The were served in a salad with grilled pork chops. Thanks gourmetmomma. Made for CameraLess Chefs 07.

Kit^..^ty Of Canada August 20, 2007

This was fabulous! I will tell you that I did not use roma tomatoes but nine San Marzano style tomatoes I got at the fruit market. It took me a little over three hours to get them the way I like them but that could just be my oven. The tomatoes were sweet and salty and oh so good! We were snacking on the left overs and they even better a few hours after coming out of the oven. I agree that these would be good with just about anything! Thanks for posting, this recipe will be a regular at our house!

atm1970 August 15, 2007

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