Provence-Style Tomatoes

Provence-Style Tomatoes

4 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 1 h

140 calories per serving 


4 tomatoes, large, ripe   1 kg
3 tbsp Parsley and Garlic Base (Recipe)   45 mL
2 1/2 tbsp olive oil   38 mL
2 tsp sugar   8 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

For good results, use only locally-grown, sun-ripened field tomatoes.


  1. Preheat the oven to 120°C/250°F.
  2. Wash the tomatoes and wipe dry. Cut them in half crosswise and remove the seeds.
  3. Heat about one tablespoon of oil in a pan. Place the tomatoes into the pan, cut side up and cook over high heat about 3-4 min, until the tomatoes start to darken. Turn them and cook an additonal 3-4 min over low heat.
  4. Place the tomatoes in an ovenproof dish, cut side up. Add salt and pepper. Distribute the remaining oil, sugar, and Parsley and Garlic base to each half-tomato.
  5. Bake in the middle of the oven about 1 hour until the tomatoes are tender and caramelized. Serve hot, luke-warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (220g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




11 g

16 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

7 %


0 mg


15 mg

1 %


10 g

3 %


3 g

10 %


7 g


2 g

Vitamin A

70 %

Vitamin C

50 %


2 %


6 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Free :
Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6
Good source of :
Folacin, Potassium, Vitamin C
Excellent source of :
Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Tomatoes | First courses/Appetizers | Side dishes | Artery-healthy | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian | Bake | French

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