Confit of Tomatoes, Peppers & Sweet Red Onions

Posted on November 08, 2012 by Tommye Solem

 

This Confit of Tomatoes, Peppers & Sweet Red Onions is not only colorful, but absolutely delicious! Use this to dress pasta, slather on crusty bread, or as an accompaniment to slow roasted meats or poultry.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 pounds small whole sweet tomatoes such as cherry or grape
1 large red onion, sliced thin
1 red bell pepper or several smaller sweet red peppers such as Marconi, sliced thin or halved if smaller
8 large garlic cloves
1-2" sprig fresh rosemary, leaves only, stem discarded (optional)
1/2 cup fresh, herbaceous, green, high-poly EVOO such as Leccino or Frantoio
1/3 cup crisp, good quality, white wine
1 Tablespoon Aged Traditional Balsamic Vinegar
2 Teaspoons sea salt or kosher salt
fresh ground pepper to taste

Preparation:
Adjust rack to middle of oven, and preheat to 300 degrees. In a medium roasting pan or oven safe skillet, combine the first five ingredients. Whisk the wine, balsamic, and olive oil together, drizzle over the vegetables and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Place the pan on the middle rack in the oven, uncovered, and allow the vegetables to cook slowly, stirring only a few times during the process, being careful not to break the tomatoes. Slow roast for 4 to 4 1/2 hours. Enjoy the resulting confit, or tomato "jam" to dress pasta, slather on crusty bread, or as an accompaniment to slow roasted meats or poultry.
(Recipe shared by Rachel Bradley-Gomez, Veronica Foods Company)

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