These Fire Roasted Tomatoes are a delicious recipe you have to make! Sliced tomatoes are tossed with olive oil and Italian seasoning, then roasted in a hot oven until they are perfectly charred and delicious.
These fire-roasted tomatoes are delicious and easy. No open flame needed! This is a great way to use a ton of tomatoes. It's an easy way to eliminate food waste!
You will find that you’ll love the smoky flavor and vibrant taste of these roasted tomatoes. They are perfect for salads, on sandwiches or served as a side dish on their own. They add so much flavor to your meals and can be used in many different ways!
Roasting the tomatoes is the best way to make a big batch of tomatoes. I recommend roasting vine-ripened tomatoes at the peak of ripeness for the most delicious flavor.
Why You Will Love This Recipe
Versatile - You can use these fire roasted tomatoes in a variety of dishes. They can be added to pasta sauces, layered on a sandwich, mixed into a fresh green salad, tossed into fresh pasta, piled on pizza, mixed into soups, and/or used to make a delicious bruschetta. The possibilities are really endless here!
Simple - The depth and complexity in the flavor of these roasted tomatoes makes it seem like this would be a complicated recipe, but it is very simple! Slice the tomatoes, toss them with the olive oil and seasonings and let the high heat in the oven do the work!
Cost effective - You no longer will have to buy canned or premade fire roasted tomatoes. (And after you taste these, you won’t want to!) Making your own will save you money and will give you the satisfaction of knowing exactly what goes into your food!
Here are the simple ingredients you will need for this easy recipe:
- Tomatoes: Use fresh tomatoes cut into ½-inch slices.
- Olive oil
- Sea salt & black pepper
- Italian seasoning
Let's make these homemade fire roasted tomatoes together!
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 400°F and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
Step 2: In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning.
Step 3: Add tomatoes to the bowl and gently stir to coat tomatoes in the olive oil mixture.
Step 4: Place tomatoes on the lined baking sheets. Roast tomatoes for 15 minutes, flip tomatoes and then bake for an additional 15 minutes. Roast until most of the tomato juice has evaporated.
Step 5: Let tomatoes cool and then serve!
Expert Tips and Tricks
Here are some expert tips to make these roasted tomatoes:
Flip the tomatoes: Don’t forget to flip the tomatoes halfway through cooking them. This helps both sides to develop the delicious char that gives them such great flavor. You can simply just use a fork to gently flip them over.
Storing - You can can these tomatoes and store in a mason jar. They taste so much better than regular canned tomatoes!
Here is some kitchen equipment you will need for this fire roasted tomatoes recipe. You can find all of these products on Amazon.
Sheet Pan - This sheet pan is great quality and won't warp while your tomatoes are roasting.
Parchment Paper - I love these pre-cut parchment paper sheets. They're so convenient for baking and cooking!
Here are some common recipe substitutions and variations for this simple recipe.
Italian seasoning - Feel free to substitute the Italian seasoning with any combination of seasonings you might prefer. Garlic powder and onion powder are great ideas. You could also use fresh herbs if you have those on hand.
Tomatoes - Use fresh, juicy tomatoes.
What To Serve With
Here are some recipes to serve alongside this recipe:
Easy Tomato Crostini with Whipped Cream Cheese - This Tomato Crostini with Whipped Cream Cheese appetizer is perfect for entertaining! With creamy whipped cream cheese, sauteed garlic tomatoes, and a sweet balsamic drizzle, each bite is so delicious.
Whipped Goat Cheese and Tomato Tart - This delicious recipe is packed with flavor and looks gourmet - but is so easy to make!
Easy and Fresh Tomato and Arugula Pizza - This is a super simple recipe that's great as an appetizer, quick dinner, or even an easy meal on date night.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can really use any type of tomato you would like. Feel free to try this with regular tomatoes, roma tomatoes or even cherry tomatoes!
The great thing about this recipe is that these tomatoes are delicious both ways! They are great warm from the oven, heated up the next day or even cold from the refrigerator.
Absolutely. Try adding crushed red pepper to the seasoning mixture to give these tomatoes a bit of heat!
Recipe Storage and Reheating
Here are storage and reheating instructions for these tomatoes.
Refrigerator Storage: Store in an airtight container and eat leftovers within 4-5 days.
Freezer Storage: Freeze in a freezer-safe, airtight container and keep for up to 3 months. When you're ready to use, thaw in the refrigerator and reheat as instructed below.
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Fire Roasted Tomatoes
- 6-8 tomatoes cut in ½in slices
- ½ cup olive oil
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
- Preheat oven to 400F.
- Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, combine olive oil, salt, black pepper, and Italian seasoning. Add tomatoes and gently stir, so all tomatoes are coated.
- Place tomatoes on lined baking sheets. Bake for 15 minutes, then flip tomatoes. Bake for an additional 15 minutes. Let cool and serve.