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Cherry Tomato Confit

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Confit is a term used when foods are cooked in oil. In this recipe roasting the tomatoes in an infused oil creates a concentrated thick and rich sauce with a slightly sweet tang. Use this flavor packed sauce over pasta, chicken or as a pizza sauce.

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Place tomatoes in a 9×13 ceramic or glass baking dish. Whisk together remaining ingredients and pour over tomatoes. Bake at 325°F for 1 hour.

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Once cooked, use as is, or  put tomatoes into a blender or food processor (not liquid) and purée until smooth. Add some of the liquid if desired until reach your desired consistency.

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Cherry Tomato Confit

Marla Hingley
Roasting the tomatoes in an infused oil creates a rich sauce with a slightly sweet tang. Use this flavor packed sauce over pasta, chicken or as a pizza sauce.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp GF balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp thyme or 1 Tbsp fresh
  • 2 tsp packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp coarse salt

Instructions
 

  • Place tomatoes in a 9x13 ceramic or glass baking dish. Whisk together remaining ingredients and pour over tomatoes. Bake at 325°F for 1 hour.
  • Pull tomato skins off if desired, or leave on.
  • How to use: Drain off liquid (reserving some if needed) and toss whole tomatoes with pasta, or serve over chicken or fish. Or, put tomatoes into a blender or food processor (not liquid) and purée until smooth. Add some of the liquid if desired until reach your desired consistency and use as a pasta sauce, pizza sauce or a sauce over chicken or fish.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature. Store in fridge for up to 5 days.
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