Cooking with Jardin - Tuscan Roasted Tomato Salad

Cooking with Jardin - Tuscan Roasted Tomato Salad

Jardin creates a Tuscan Roasted Tomato Salad




6 fresh Roma Tomatoes quartered lengthwise

1 baguette cut into cubes

1 bunch fresh spinach

1/4 cup olive oil plus 1/4 cup

1 tbs. herbs de provence

2 tbs. fresh garlic chopped

2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese

1 cup balsamic vinegar

sea salt to taste

2 tbs Demerara sugar



Spread sliced tomatoes wedges onto a large sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt,sugar and herbs de provence. Bake in a 325 degree oven for 1-2 hours until moisture is reduced in half. In another sheet pan toast the bread cubes. If you like you can shred the cheese onto the bread cubes before baking for a  more complex texture.

When bread and tomatoes are ready, prepare salad in a large bowl, add vinegar, olive oil, spinach leaves, garlic and additional cheese if desired. Toss & serve when ready.