Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic - An Easy and Flavorful Side Dish

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Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic - An Easy and Flavorful Side Dish
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 27, 2023

Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic is a mouthwatering side dish that is easy to make and bursting with flavor. The combination of sweet tomatoes and savory garlic creates a deliciously rich and aromatic dish. This recipe is perfect for a quick weekday dinner or for entertaining guests. The tomatoes are oven roasted until tender and slightly caramelized, and the garlic adds a wonderful depth of flavor. Serve these roasted tomatoes with garlic as a side dish with grilled meats, pasta, or crusty bread for a satisfying meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of cherry tomatoes
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a large baking dish, add the cherry tomatoes, minced garlic, olive oil, salt, black pepper, and dried oregano. Toss well to coat the tomatoes evenly with the seasonings.
  3. Spread the tomatoes out in a single layer in the baking dish.
  4. Roast the tomatoes in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until they are tender and slightly caramelized.
  5. Remove the roasted tomatoes from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.
  6. Garnish with fresh basil leaves before serving.
  7. Enjoy the roasted tomatoes with garlic as a side dish with grilled meats, pasta, or crusty bread.

Interesting Facts

  • Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C, as well as lycopene, a powerful antioxidant.
  • Roasting tomatoes enhances their natural sweetness and intensifies their flavor.
  • Garlic has numerous potential health benefits, including boosting the immune system and reducing blood pressure.