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Cherry Tomato Confit and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Oven roasted cherry tomato confit can be used as a sauce for pasta or roasted meats or fish, as well as a delicious appetizer.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry tomato, easy appetizer, tomato confit
Servings: 8 people


  • 2 cups small cherry tomatoes
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 4 chives
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4-6 ounces goat cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • In a glass or ceramic baking pan, add the tomatoes, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, herbs and salt. Bake for 45-60 minutes or until tomatoes are softened and oil is bubbly. Remove the tomatoes from the stove.
  • Place the goat cheese in a small rimmed serving platter. Top the goat cheese with the warm cherry tomato confit mixture, herbs and garlic. Serve immediately with baguette slices or crackers.