Tomato Tartare

A vegetarian appetizer or salad, Tomato Tartare is a jam of a way to enjoy tomatoes!

  • Author: Judy Barbe
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


  • 4 tomatoes, cored and cut into chunks
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar, sherry, balsamic, red wine, or rice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 810 large basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Romaine leaves, rinse, pat dry, leave whole


  1. Cook: Preheat oven to 325. Combine all ingredients in a 9″ x 11″ baking dish. Bake for 45-60 minutes, until most of the liquid has evaporated. Allow to cool.
  2. Then: Drain in colander before serving. Serve with Romaine leaves or on crostini.


I coarsely chopped all the ingredients in the food processor. Of course, a knife works too!


Keywords: tomato dish, tomato salad, are tomatoes good for me?

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