Slow-Roasted Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 3hrs 5mins
Recipe by Julesong

I love slowly-roasted tomato sauce, and here's an excellent recipe! You'll have trouble getting your family to wait until it's on the table. :)

Top Review by Susan2012

This was delicious. So far I have made 4 batches using 20 Romas at a time so I guess that is really 8 batches. We had some with pasta and I added the rest to my homemade marinara sauce for canning. This recipe has gone into my permanent file. It is very rich and satisfying.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, and basil.
  3. Pour half of this mixture onto a cookie sheet and spread it around.
  4. Place tomatoes cut-side down on cookie sheet on top of the oil blend.
  5. Drizzle tomatoes with remaining oil, then sprinkle with the maple sugar and salt.
  6. Bake slowly in oven at 300 degrees for 3 hours.
  7. Blend or process when done.
  8. Serve hot over pasta, rice, or white beans (If you don't have 3 hours, you can roast them at 400 for 30 to 45 minutes or broil for 15 minutes, but it won't taste the same).

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