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Sun-Dried Tomatoes
in Olive Oil

Oven method
Meaty tomatoes such as Cherry tomatoes, plum tomatoes or roma tomatoes are recommended.

Cut cherry tomatoes in half or roma tomatoes in quarters.
Place them on raised screens or racks in single layers. Put each pierce apart. Sprinkle salt lightly.
  roma tomatoes

Your oven temperature should be between 140° and 150° F(65°C). Do not exceed 200°F(93°C). You want to dry but not to cook them.

Drying will take from 10 to 24 hours, depending on the size of a piece and how dry you want. I prefer them still soft.

This is optional, but I like to peel them. It is very easy to peel after dried.
In a bowl mix:

dried tomatoes
5 cloves of garlic
(for 1 cup of dried tomatoes, roasted or pan-fried)
1 tablespoon wine vinegar or vinegar
1/2 teaspoon dry oregano
4~5 fresh basil leaves
chopped thinly

Put in a jar and add extra virgin olive oil to cover.
  extra virgin olive oil
Leave at room temperature for several hours and store in a refrigerator.

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