Sun-dried Tomatoes

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Since I had started a garden I ended up with an excess amount of tomatoes! I decided to try making my own sun dried tomatoes. I can not believe how tasty these are when you make them at home!!

Slice tomatoes 1/4" thick
Spray a VERY light layer of coconut oil spray on baking sheet.
Lay tomatoes on sheet and salt lightly with pink Himalayan sea salt.



Place out in sun.

I did not need to cover mine up as in our area there are not flies or bugs that are attracted to these. If you need layer a light fine mesh over tray.

Depending on heat and sunshine these will be dried in 1- 3 days. (could be slightly longer in your area) We had 110* heat last week and mine were ready in 36 hours but this week being just under 100* they took just over 48 hours.

Once dry pack into a jar and cover with high quality olive oil.

These are shelf stable and perfect for salads, pasta or eating their own.


ENJOY!


 

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