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Completely Keto Italian Oven Dried Tomatoes

In a small, sun-soaked village in Italy, where traditions run deep and the bounty of the land is celebrated, Luca, a gardener with a passion for keto living, harvested his plum tomatoes at the peak of their ripeness. Wishing to preserve their summer flavor for the colder months while adhering to his keto diet, he created Completely Keto Italian Oven Dried Tomatoes. Drizzling them with olive oil, and seasoning with garlic, basil, salt, and pepper, he slowly oven-dried them to perfection. These tomatoes became a staple in his kitchen, adding a burst of Italian summer to his dishes all year round.

Wondering what to serve these delicious Completely Keto Italian Oven Dried Tomatoes with?

The rich, concentrated flavor of Completely Keto Italian Oven Dried Tomatoes makes them a versatile addition to many dishes, enhancing meals with a burst of Mediterranean flair. Here are a few delicious options to serve them with:

  1. Keto Pasta: Toss them with zucchini noodles or shirataki pasta, olive oil, fresh basil, and grated Parmesan cheese for a quick, flavorful meal.
  2. Salads: Chop and add them to a mixed green salad with avocado, cucumber, and a keto-friendly vinaigrette for a touch of sweetness and depth.
  3. Antipasto Platter: Serve alongside sliced meats, cheeses, olives, and low-carb crackers for an Italian-inspired antipasto.
  4. Stuffed Chicken Breast: Finely chop and mix with cream cheese, spinach, and herbs for a flavorful stuffing for chicken breasts.
  5. Egg Dishes: Incorporate into omelets or frittatas with feta cheese, spinach, and herbs for a Mediterranean twist on breakfast or brunch.
  6. Avocado Toast: Top slices of keto bread toasted and smeared with mashed avocado, adding the oven-dried tomatoes for a burst of flavor.
  7. Grilled Vegetables: Sprinkle over grilled vegetables like eggplant, bell peppers, and asparagus for an extra layer of flavor.

These keto-friendly options showcase the versatility of Italian Oven Dried Tomatoes, making them a delightful addition to various dishes.

Harlan Kilstein’s Completely Keto Italian Oven Dried Tomatoes

Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 24
Calories: 8 kcal


  • 12 plum tomatoes Ripe
  • 6 Cloves garlic finely minced fresh
  • black pepper Fresh ground
  • 2 Tsp dry basil
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil for drizzle
  • 1 tbs Coarse Pink Himalayan Salt salt to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 250
  2. Line a large pan with parchment paper
  3. Slice each tomato in half lengthwise
  4. Gently squeeze out excess liquid
  5. Place tomatoes on tray in rows
  6. Drizzle olive oil onto each tomato
  7. Grind fresh black pepper over generously
  8. Sprinkle with coarse ground pink Himalayan salt
  9. Top with dry basil
  10. Rub in minced garlic
  11. Place in oven between 4-6 hours depending on how you like it
  12. Remove from oven
  13. Allow to cool
  14. Store in airtight container in the refigerator

Recipe Notes

These delicious oven dried tomatoes can be added to salads for more flavor, omelettes , or just enjoy as a snack with some sliced cheese on the go.

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