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Cherry Tomato Confit




Extra virgin olive oil

to taste

White sugar

1 teaspoon


1 wedge


to taste

Dried thyme

to taste

Black pepper

to taste

Iodized salt

to taste

Cherry tomatoes

300 grams

Side Dishes from Italy

Cherry Tomato Confit

Cherry Tomato Confit


ready in

1 hour 30 minutes


daily requirement

100% Fat

100% Protein

100% Carbohydrates

translated by Italian with google translate

Cherry Tomato Confit

Very easy to prepare, you can be used for many types of preparations: for example on pasta, garlic bread for stuffing, pies, rustic, but also to accompany meat and fish dishes. They are excellent even on cold pasta or rice salad, with their special flavor are perfect for adding a special touch.

Cherry Tomato Confit step 1

step 1

Wash the tomatoes, cut them in half and place them on a baking sheet covered with baking paper with the cut upward

Cherry Tomato Confit step 2

step 2

Sprinkle the tomatoes with spices: I used oregano, thyme, salt and black pepper. I recommend you use the same spices, they are very good in this combination, but if you prefer you can vary according to your tastes.

Cherry Tomato Confit step 3

step 3

fresh garlic crushed there is great if you like you can add it.

Cherry Tomato Confit step 4

step 4

Sprinkle with sugar: the quantity of sugar is about three times that you would use if it were salt.

Cherry Tomato Confit step 5

step 5

Season the tomatoes with a dolium drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and bake in a preheated oven at 150 degrees for about an hour and a half

Cherry Tomato Confit step 6

step 6

The tomatoes will shrivel (because the heat of the oven losing the water) but do not dry out and harden (so they do not lose all the water).

Cherry Tomato Confit step 7

step 7

The oven temperature must be low so that the cooking is slow and the tomatoes have the insaporirsi time with sugar, which tends to caramelize, and spices, slowly losing the water.

Cherry Tomato Confit step 8

step 8

The exact cooking time may vary depending on your tomatoes and your oven, so you rule you tasting them gradually.

Cherry Tomato Confit step 9

step 9

Here prepared our confit tomatoes: they will keep in the refrigerator for a few days and are great both hot and cold!

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