Oven Roasted Tomatoes in Olive Oil and Balsamic

Learn how to quick roast your Italian tomatoes

Course Appetizer, Lunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Italian
Keyword oven roasted tomatoes in olive oil and balsamic
Prep Time 10 days
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 1 lb roma tomatoes sliced lengthwise in half approx 5 roma tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar optional & to taste


  1. Slice tomatoes in half lengthwise

  2. Place in zip lock bag and add in oil and balsamic

  3. Seal bag and use the bag to coat tomatoes fully with the olive oil

  4. Remove from bag and place face up on sheet pan

  5. Bake at 375F for 45 minutes

  6. Remove when still firm yet can be pierced.

  7. Let cool before touching, oil will be VERY hot.

Recipe Notes

  1. This process of oven roasting tomatoes can be done on a larger scale.  Just increase the quantity of the seasonings.  
  2. Remember, when removing from oven, the oil is very hot!   Let cool before touching or cutting incase it splashes.