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Baked Tomatoes

A delicious, sweet, mouthwatering tomato treat!
Course Vegetable
Cuisine Vegetarian
Keyword baked tomatoes, sweet tomatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 halves
Calories 50kcal


  • 6 tomatoes Heirloom, cut width-wise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or more
  • 2 teaspoons basil
  • 2 teaspoons parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 1/16 teaspoon Pepper


  • Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees and line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper
  • Place tomatoes on the pan cut side up
  • Sprinkle basil, parsley, salt and pepper on the tomatoes.  Also, drizzle olive oil liberally on the tomatoes and bake for 50 - 55 minutes


The herbs, salt and pepper amounts are approximate because you need to eyeball it and see what looks good.
Use as much olive oil as you like!
Tips for making the Baked Tomatoes:
  1. Do not skimp on the olive oil, when you think you've added enough, add just a little more
  2. Use whatever herbs you like, but it's delicious with just simple basil and parsley
  3. Don't forget to salt and pepper the tomatoes as the salt enhances the sweet of the tomatoes
  4. The longer you bake the tomatoes, the softer they will be


Serving: 4halves | Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 145mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 510IU | Vitamin C: 8.4mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.2mg