Roasted tomatoes make a delicious side dish or salad topping.

Benefits

Tomatoes contain a variety of antioxidants and help reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure and overall, support cardiovascular health. They are a source of lycopene, an antioxidant that helps protect the skin against UV rays, and is even being studied for its role in bone health.

Garlic may help lower cholesterol levels when consumed daily, and has been shown to exhibit antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes

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Yield 4 side dishes

Ingredients

2 pints grape or cherry tomatoes, sliced in half

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1/4 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. dried thyme (optional)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Lay out the tomatoes in a flat layer. Top evenly with garlic, salt, and thyme. Roast in the oven for 33-35 minutes, flipping or stirring the tomatoes about halfway through.

Serve as a side dish or on top of salads.

Courses Side Dish

Cuisine Italian