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Roasted Tomato & Garlic Dip
PREHEAT OVEN 375 F | 190C.
CERAMIC or glass baking dish – rub sides lightly with oil using your fingertips.
PLACE cherry tomatoes cut-side-up, tuck garlic cloves around. DRIZZLE with olive oil + salt.
ROAST 40 – 50 mins until soft, juicy and golden in places. SERVE warm or at room temperature.
Garnish with fresh herbs like fresh basil, rosemary, oregano, thyme.
Part of an antipasto platter or tomato tasting.
With olive oil toasted sourdough.
With crostinis on a cheeseboard.
As a sauce over vegetables and proteins.
Stirred through cooked pasta.
ADD chillies, red peppers, olives.
TRIPLE recipe and roast on a sheet pan – freeze for a pasta sauce.
ADD herbs like thyme, oregano, rosemary when roasting.