Oven Semi Dried Tomatoes

Oven Semi Dried Tomatoes

Oven Semi Dried Tomatoes 500 333 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Follow this easy step by step recipe to make your own oven semi-dried tomatoes at home. They are super easy to make in the oven and irresistibly delicious.

This will certainly give your pasta, pizza, quiches, and salads a burst of sweet and tangy flavours. Who says they can’t be simply the perfect appetizer or side dish?

Sun-dried tomatoes are tomatoes that have been dried out. These are drizzled with olive oil, salted and low baked in the oven.  Perfect Appetizer or Side Dish.

sun-dried tomato halves spread out on the baking


  • 500 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 1 ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • salt to season

Cook’s Note

*If you are using bigger tomatoes cut them into chunks
*If you prefer juicier tomatoes, roast them for approximately 30 minutes.


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 170°

Cut the tomatoes in half, lengthways in a bowl. Toss together with the olive oil and season with salt. Place cut-side up in a roasting tin lined with baking paper.

Preparing fresh roasted cherry tomatoes.

Roast for approximately 1 hour, depending on the size of your tomatoes until they have shrunk by about half but are still slightly juicy in the center.

Remove and leave to cool. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.

Different ways to use oven semi-dried tomatoes:

Add them to your caramelised onion quiche

Eat them as a snack

Top them on a simple bruschetta

Enjoy them in a sumac herb salad

Toss them with your favourite pasta


Sahtan – Enjoy In Good Health