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How to Make Sun-Dried Tomatoes in the Dehydrator

The Ealy Homestead
Quick & easy sun-dried tomatoes.
Prep Time 45 mins
Dehydrating TIme 12 hrs


  • Dehydrator


  • San Marzano or Roma Tomatoes
  • Fresh Basil Leaves
  • Herb Seasoning of Choice
  • Olive Oil Extra virgin


  • Wash and slice tomatoes lengthwise. Then dip in olive oil and place cut side up on dehydrator trays.
  • Sprinkle tomatoes with herb seasoning.
  • Set the temp on your dehydrator to 135. Dehydrate tomatoes for 12-15 hours or until they are of the consistency of a raisin.
  • Place basil leaves at the bottom of your glass jars, then layer in tomatoes, leaving an inch of space at the top.
  • Fill jars with olive oil, making sure the tomatoes are completely submerged. Add a lid and store in the fridge for up to 2 months.