Roasted Tomato and Basil Pesto

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200g cherry tomatoes, halved
Robertsons’ Master Blend – Rosemary and Garlic
Coarsely ground black pepper and salt
5ml olive oil
25g chopped, fresh basil
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (to taste)
1/2 sachet artificial sweetener
1 TBS balsamic vinegar

Pre-heat oven to 180C
Arrange tomato halves on baking tray, covered with foil, sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
Season with Garlic and Herb spice mix, salt and pepper
Roast in the oven for about 30 min or until tomatoes start to blister
Leave it to cool off a bit
Blitz with the rest of the ingredients until smooth.

This was my Meatless Monday lunch!  Had it on Ryvita, topped with crumbed low fat feta.

Also great stirred into pasta with cooked chicken strips 🙂

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