Oven Roasted Seasoned Greek Tomatoes

Bring a touch of the Mediterranean to your festive season entertaining with this vegetarian entrée. Cherry tomatoes are seasoned with a variety of herbs and oven baked, then served with Greek yoghurt and crusty bread.

How long will it take?

30 minutes

What’s the serving size?

Serves 6

What do I need?

  • 500 g cherry tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • Zest of 1 lemon, divided 
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 sprigs fresh oregano
  • 500 g Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes

How do I make it?

  1. Preheat oven to 220C.
  2. Add tomatoes to a large bowl with olive oil, cumin seeds, garlic, thyme, brown sugar, half the lemon zest, salt and pepper. Toss to combine and then add to a baking tray. Scatter over oregano and cook in oven for 20 minutes.
  3. Whisk remaining lemon zest with yoghurt and season with salt to taste.
  4. To serve, add yoghurt to a large serving bowl and spoon tomatoes over the top. Garnish with chilli flakes and enjoy with bread.

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