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Sun Dried Tomatoes

Sun dried tomatoes are a great way to preserve tomatoes for use all year long.
Prep Time20 mins
Servings: 16 oz


  • 1 pound tomatoes paste type


  • If the tomatoes are dusty, rinse them well and allow them to dry.
  • Slice tomatoes in half and lay them out to dry, cut side up.
  • Arrange the slices on a tray for your dehydrator or on a tray you can use outside in the sun (such as a cookie sheet).
  • If you are sun-drying, cover them with plastic wrap to keep the birds away.
  • If you are sun-drying, find the warmest spot outside to dry them. (Place them in your dehydrator if you are using a dehydrator.)
  • Check for doneness every couple of days. The drying time will depend on temperatures and humidity. They are done with they are "leathery."