Would you like a cherry tomato on top? Roasted Garlic Tomato Recipe by Missdiagnosed

Would you like a cherry tomato on top? Did you know that ten cherry tomatoes have almost as much potassium as a medium banana?  Eating potassium-rich foods lowers blood pressure and increases your body’s ability to excrete sodium improving your overall heart health.  Cherry tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C and other antioxidants. According to Medical News Today, “Tomatoes can help combat the formation of free radicals known to cause cancer. Tomatoes also contain lycopene. Lycopene is a polyphenol, or plant compound, that has been linked with one type of prostate cancer prevention. ”

So the next time you make a soup or salad add fresh cherry tomatoes to enhance the flavor,  increase nutrients and protect your body from free radicals.

Roasted Garlic Tomatoes @missdiagnosedendo 

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 40 min

Ingredients:

  • 2 pint cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 shallots sliced
  • 1/4 cup rosemary chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive or avocado oil 
  • 1 16 oz pint mason jar

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees 
  2. Spread evenly tomatoes, garlic,  and shallots on a flat cookie.
  3. Drizzle with oil.
  4.  Sprinkle rosemary over tomatoes and season with Himalayan salt and fresh cracked pepper. 
  5. Roast for 40 minutes @450

Cooking tip: Make a large batch and transfer tomato mixture to a 16 oz pint mason jar. Put lid on while it’s hot and wait for it to completely cool to create a natural seal. Store tomatoes in fridge for up to a week and use for other meals such as lettuce wraps, breakfast quiches and dishes, cold and warm salads, soups, pilafs, gluten free pastas and more.

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