Smoked Tomato Candy! q-view

Discussion in 'Veggies' started by austinl, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. austinl

    austinl Smoking Fanatic

    Fresh romas from Momma's garden


    Drowning in olive oil, splashed with balsamic vinegar, and sprinkled with thyme


    In the smoker for about 4.5 hours at 230F  They come out so tasty you'll swear they should be called candy.  I'll save the oil for other cooking which now tastes all smoky and tomatoey.

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  2. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    That looks so good, I'm a mater head. [​IMG]
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    We love tomatoes here, those look delicious!
  4. austinl

    austinl Smoking Fanatic

    The drained oil was great on a salad I had tonight with dinner.
  5. daddydon

    daddydon Smoke Blower

    Sweet Maters !!!! all the smokey goodness...[​IMG]
  6. alaskanbear

    alaskanbear Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Now thats to die for, add some smoked japs, garlic and make some salsa from any left overs.. yummie--Great job sir!

  7. austinl

    austinl Smoking Fanatic

    Good idea Alaskan.  I'll give that a try after work tonight.
  8. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    It is a great idea for a good pasta dish or a great salad Thanks
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2011
  9. sunman76

    sunman76 Master of the Pit

    [​IMG]  heck yea!
  10. nwdave

    nwdave Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Always looking for ways to use tomatoes, any variety.  This will definitely go on the to-do-list.  Beautiful use.
  11. dj mishima

    dj mishima Meat Mopper

    Looking good!
  12. arnie

    arnie Smoking Fanatic

    Great idea!

    I smoke dry Romas with a little garlic, sea salt, and basil regularly, but I have never thought to smother them in olive oil
  13. billyj571

    billyj571 Smoking Fanatic

  14. wan2smoke

    wan2smoke Fire Starter

    OMG! Those look absolutely amazing! I can just see these as part of a Caprese Salad cold with Mozarella and Basil leaf and a little more Olive oil and balsamic vinegar! I'm thinking of these as appetizers for our next party!
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2011
  15. meatinc

    meatinc Smoke Blower

    That is simply an amazing use of tomatoes.  Great job!  Thanks for the idea!
  16. michael ark

    michael ark Master of the Pit

  17. Nice. Have you tried it with basil instead of thyme?
  18. wan2smoke

    wan2smoke Fire Starter

    Ok so I did this today and they came out absolutely amazing. I did use Basil instead of thyme.  Chilled the tomatoes after they came out of the smoker and then served them with fresh mozarella and fresh basil leaf. Drizzled with really fresh olive oil and Balsamic vinegar. All I can say is that this is an amazing taste sensation that I will repeat over and over again! Thanks AustinL for this great recipe!
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2011
  19. jc1947

    jc1947 Smoking Fanatic

  20. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Try This Kids...Brush each Roma half with Dijon Mustard and top with 1tsp of Brown Sugar before Smoking....Tomato Brulee!...Sweet and Tangy, a most amazing Pulled Pork Sammie topper...JJ

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