Roasted Lemon Tomato Salad

By Erin Lynch, Food Blogger at


This cherry tomato salad with roasted lemons is the perfect side dish. Sweet tomatoes combine with a tangy vinaigrette and delicious roasted lemons.

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 30 min


  • 2 lemons halved crosswise, seeds removed, and cut into paper-thin slices
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 2/3 cups Divine Flavor cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup flat leaf parsley leaves
  • ½ cup mint leaves
  • ½ cup small red onion, halved crosswise and thinly sliced into half rings
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 325ºF.
  2. Fill a small saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Add lemon slices and blanch for 2 minutes. Drain well. Combine 1 tablespoon oil, sugar, oregano and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Add lemon slices and mix well to combine.
  3. Spread the lemon slices out in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with a silpat or parchment paper. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  4. Combine the tomatoes, remaining 2 tablespoons oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper, vinegar parsley, mint and onions in a bowl. Add the lemon slices and stir gently to combine. Taste for seasoning and adjust as desired with additional salt and pepper. Serve immediately.