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Confit tomatoes: the air fryer recipe

Tomatoes in air fryer

Confit air fryer tomatoes are a simple but tasty side dish, suitable for any recipe and ready in just a few minutes.

The air fryer tomatoes recipe is a very quick version to prepare an excellent side dish. To make them, any variant of this genuine product is fine, from piccadilly ones to date tomatoes. To make them delicious you need a few ingredients, including salt, oil, oregano and the inevitable cane sugar. Usually, the oven is used to cook them and caramelize them ; however, cooking takes a very long time.

To overcome this problem, a very useful appliance comes to our rescue: the air fryer. With this tool, you can cook your confit cherry tomatoes in just 20 minutes . Let's see how to do it now!

Confit tomatoes in air fryer
Confit tomatoes in air fryer

Preparing the confit air fryer tomato recipe

  1. To begin, select cherry tomatoes that are ripe and in excellent condition. Wash them under running water and dry them carefully with a clean cloth.
  2. Cut each of them in half and combine them in a large bowl.
  3. Season them with olive oil, pouring it slowly , then with salt and dried oregano.
  4. Also sprinkle with brown sugar and mix everything together to distribute the ingredients evenly.
  5. At this point, distribute the cherry tomatoes in the air fryer basket, facing the cut side upwards.
  6. Sprinkle a little more brown sugar.
  7. Cook at 180°C for 20 minutes ; if they are not caramelized enough, proceed for another 5 minutes at 200°C.
  8. Once cooked, they are ready to use as a condiment.
Infographic on how to make confit tomatoes in an air fryer


Tomatoes cooked in an air fryer are excellent for seasoning bruschetta, a salad or to accompany meat dishes. You can store them for about 5 days in a container in the fridge .

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