SUN DRIED TOMATOES

Ingredients:

  • Wash and stem ripened tomatoes. 
  • Slice horizontally, about 1/4 inches thick. 
  • Salt on both sides and let sit for 30 minutes. 
  • Rinse. 
  • Lay on foil covered baking sheets. 
  • Cover lightly with cheese cloth.  Place in sun for several hours, turning occasionally until desired dryness is achieved. 
  • Store in jars in a cool pantry. 
  • Or make marinated sun dried tomatoes by placing tomatoes in jars with olive oil, garlic and basil and 3 tablespoons vinegar per quart.  Intensely flavorful, dried tomatoes add snap to salads and breads. 
  • Also can be moistened to make sandwiches. 
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