Slow-Baked Tomatoes with Garlic and Mint

Slow-Baked Tomatoes with Garlic and Mint
Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 1 ½ pound cherry or grape tomatoes

  • ¼ - ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 7 cloves garlic, peeled, split lengthwise and green shoot removed

  • 1 bunch fresh mint, trimmed

  • 1 - 2 teaspoon coarse or flake salt

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • toasted slices of rustic bread

  • Goat cheese (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Wash and drain tomatoes well. Pat dry with paper towels.

  2. In a nonreactive (such as earthenware) 2-quart baking dish place tomatoes in a single layer. Pour on olive oil so they are very well coated and there should be a thin layer (1/8 inch) of oil on bottom of dish. Toss in garlic, mint, salt and pepper.

  3. Bake, uncovered, for 45 to 60 minutes or until tomato skins split and soften but tomatoes still retain their shape.

  4. Serve hot, warm, or at room temperature. Spoon or mash over slices of toasted bread and serve with goat cheese. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

178 Calories
10g Fat
20g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 178
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 423mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 12.4mg 62%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 275mg 6%
Folate, total 76.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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