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Friday, September 24, 2021

Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage.

How to make Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage , for Sauce and Freezer Storage. These delicious roasted tomatoes are another recipe for your "freezer pantry". Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage are perfect for the home gardener, who is harvesting more than can be eaten fresh, but not enough for production line canning and preserving.
 


Having this container of Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage tucked away in the freezer is the ticket to a quick meal by tossing with cooked pasta and Parmesan cheese. 

But don't stop there, pureed, this batch of Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage is the start to many meals where rich tomato flavor is wanted. This is the perfect recipe for a no-waste method of preserving where every single summer tomato is enjoyed., now or in the future!

Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage are a perfect recipe for the first time preserver. This easy recipe (more a process than a recipe) will ease any anxiety associated with preserving. Trust me, I know I had my share back in the day when I first took on the challenge of canning and preserving for my family. Plus this process teaches that preserving does not take all day, nor do you have to invest hours of your time in a hot kitchen!

Small batch preserving, with a recipe like this Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage, simply becomes how we keep our food budget in line, eat well, and avoid waste. A winning combination in any kitchen! Plus these tomatoes taste really, really good! Which means, you will want to make more than one batch! But something tells me, that you will have more ripe tomatoes very soon after making your first batch of Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage

Roasting at a high temperature concentrates the tomato flavor. A rich flavor that you will truly enjoy when you pull a container from the freezer, especially in the heart of any cold winter.....after thawing and a quick buzz in the food processor or a stick blender, you will have a flavorful starting point to any sauce you want to make, or simply eat as-is for a wonderful freestyle Marinara Sauce.


Ingredients needed for this recipe:

  • tomatoes
  • garlic
  • red wine vinegar
  • basil
  • oregano
  • salt
  • olive oil

You will also need the following:

  • 9X13 baking pan
  • kitchen knife
  • cutting board
  • measuring spoons
  • freezer storage container

 Now we are ready to begin!


Too many tomatoes? Make oven roasted tomatoes for sauce or storage.
Tomatoes and herbs, ready for oven roasting.

Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage
adapted from: Zero Waste Chef and Seasons and Suppers
400-degree oven
update: 09.24.2021

2 1/2 - 3 pounds of ripe tomatoes - Roma, cherry, or regular
1/2 t salt
1/2 - 1 t dried oregano
1 - 2 t dried basil
1 t sugar
1 T olive oil
2 (fat!) clove of garlic, peeled and sliced
1 T red wine vinegar

Cut tomatoes in half, if the cores are large you may want to remove them, otherwise, don't bother.

Toss with remaining ingredients and spread out in a single layer in a 9X13 pan.

Oven Roasted Tomatoes, for Sauce now, or future meals!


Easy Oven Roasted Tomato goodness!
Reduced in size, equals concentrated in flavor!

Bake 30 minutes, stir well. Bake an additional 30 minutes.

Oven Roasted Tomatoes, ready to use or store.

Let cool, store in the refrigerator to use now, or freeze for future meals. To freeze, spoon into a freezer container with a tight-fitting lid. 

Label and date for freshness.

Two pounds reduced to two cups, equals lots of flavor to enjoy later.

Feel free to use these roasted jewels anywhere delicious tomato flavor is wanted, or simply puree and use as the star ingredient for all the recipes your family loves best! Or for those super busy nights, simply puree for freestyle Marinara Sauce, and serve. 

Storage options for Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage. Thaw in the refrigerator, use within 3 to 5 days. Do not refreeze. 


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Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage
adapted from: Zero Waste Chef and Seasons and Suppers
400-degree oven
update: 09.24.2021

2 1/2 - 3 pounds of ripe tomatoes - Roma, cherry, or regular
1/2 t salt
1/2 - 1 t dried oregano
1 - 2 t dried basil
1 t sugar
1 T olive oil
2 (fat!) clove of garlic, peeled and sliced
1 T red wine vinegar

Cut tomatoes in half, if the cores are large you may want to remove them, otherwise, don't bother.

Toss with remaining ingredients and spread out in a single layer in a 9X13 pan.

Bake 30 minutes, stir well. Bake an additional 30 minutes.

Let cool, store in the refrigerator to use now, or freeze for future meals. To freeze, spoon into a freezer container with a tight-fitting lid. 

Label and date for freshness.

Feel free to use these roasted jewels anywhere delicious tomato flavor is wanted, or simply puree and use as the star ingredient for all the recipes your family loves best! Or for those super busy nights, simply puree for freestyle Marinara Sauce, and serve. 

Storage options for Oven Roasted Tomatoes for Sauce or Freezer Storage. Thaw in the refrigerator, use within 3 to 5 days. Do not refreeze. 

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  1. These simple recipes are often the best. I love oven roasted tomatoes. Great photos

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  2. I love just oven roasted cherry tomatoes with a bit of salt. The flavour when you just bite into a roasted cherry tomato ! So good.

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  3. Love these recipes! I often have sundried tomatoes on hand. So this is a great option, thank you!
    You're most welcome to join me for a cuppa at Tea With Jennifer!

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  4. Personally I believe Roma's work best in this recipe, but that was the only kind I DIDN'T have in my last batch of oven-roasted tomatoes. I forgot a bit of sugar and used balsamic vinegar (not as good), so next batch I'll use your recipe! Thanks.

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    1. I agree, but I would use this technique for any tomato and probably enjoy the finished product. Thanks for stopping by, I appreciate it!

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  5. Thanks for sharing this process. It will be great to stock up the freezer for the winter. #HomeMattersParty

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  6. Such a good idea and looks really delicious and so useful during the winter.

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  7. Nothing is better than homemade tomato sauce. Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party. Hope your week is fabulous!

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