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Sun-Dried Tomatoes Recipe-622

Photo by: Tom Eckerle
Comments: 2



  • Salt
  • Plum tomatoes
  • Garlic cloves
  • Rosemary sprigs
  • Olive oil


Salt the tomatoes and set on a wire rack raised 12-to 18-inches off all the ground, directly in hot sunlight.

Sun-dry for 8 to 10 days.

Remove the tomatoes from the rack and pack in sterilized canning jars with 1 clove of garlic and 1 sprig of rosemary per jar.

Fill each jar with olive oil.


The tomatoes must be dried in a very dry climate. It is not necessary to bring them indoors at night.

© Christopher Idone

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information includes 1/8 teaspoon of salt per tomato. Olive oil is not included and will vary depending on the size of the jar.

11kcal (1%)
6mg (1%)
8mg (13%)
26mcg RAE (1%)
0mg (0%)
294mg (12%)
0g (0%)
0g (0%)
0mg (1%)

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  • italianfoodie

    06.29.14 Flag comment

    ! would cover them with cheesecloth and tuck it well

  • sharynn

    12.26.13 Flag comment

    how do you keep insects away from the tomato while drying???


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