Simple Roasted Tomato and Garlic Sauce

Simple Roasted Tomato and Garlic Sauce

Time: 1 hrs


  • 4 large tomatoes or 2 lbs roma tomatoes
  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil


  • 1 Slice tomatoes in half. Slice top 1/2 inch off of garlic to expose cloves. Arrange garlic and tomatoes (cut side up) on foil-lined baking dish. Drizzle olive oil over garlic. (This will keep garlic from drying out and getting bitter.) Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Roast in 350 degree oven for 50-60 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for easier handling.
  • 3 Pour juice out of tomatoes. Discard juice. Squeeze tomato pulp and roasted garlic into blender or food processor. Dicard tomato skins and garlic paper. Blend or process for 5-10 seconds to obtain a smooth consistency.
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