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Oven-Dried Tomatoes and Mozzarella : Rich & Intense

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Rich, intense tomatoes paired with the creamy smoothness of fresh mozzarella, finished with olive oil. A very simple recipe that will dazzle at the table. What could be better?

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • 15 minutes hands-on
    4-6 hours in the oven


  • 2 pound plum or Roma tomatoes
    1 tsp kosher salt
    Olive oil
    Fresh mozzarella

Number of Servings

  • 3-5 people, as an appetizer


  • Chef’s knife (or serrated knife)
    Large bowl
    1-2 wire cooling racks
    Rimmed baking sheet
    Aluminum foil
    Glass jars


  • None

Additional Notes

The addition of freshly-made pesto can send this appetizer into the stratosphere. It’s easy to make–you’ll find it here.