Cookbook author Rachel Roddy serves tomatoes roasted two ways for a range of delicious tomato flavor as well as a beautiful presentation. Slideshow: More Mozzarella Recipes 

September 2015

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active:
20 mins
total:
3 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
6 to 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 300°. Arrange the halved cherry tomatoes cut side up on a parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Roast for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, until the tomatoes are shriveled and half-dried. Remove from the oven.

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  • Increase the oven temperature to 350°. Arrange the cherry tomatoes on the vine on a parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Season with salt and drizzle with the olive oil. Roast for about 1 hour, until the tomatoes soften and start to split open. Using a spatula, carefully transfer the tomatoes to a large platter. Arrange the dried tomatoes on the platter along with the mozzarella. Season with pepper and serve with crusty bread.

Suggested Pairing

Pair this dish with a zingy, juicy Sicilian white.

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