Roasted Garlic & Tomato Bow-Ties

Roasted Garlic & Tomato Bow-Ties

Roasted Garlic & Tomato Bow-Ties


Serve your guests a zesty treat featuring HORMEL® Pepperoni.

SERVINGS: 2 servings

PREP TIME: Under 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME: More than 1 hour


  • 3 tablespoons light olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • ½ head garlic, unpeeled
  • 1 cup bow-tie pasta
  • ½ cup HORMEL® Pepperoni
  • ½ cup cubed mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper


1. Heat oven to 300°F. Place aluminum foil on baking sheet; brush with 1 tablespoon oil.
2. Arrange tomato halves, cut side up, in single layer on foil. Brush with 1 tablespoon oil. Sprinkle with sugar, salt and ground pepper.
3. Cut ½ inch off top of garlic head. Drizzle 1 teaspoon oil over garlic. Wrap in foil; place on baking sheet with tomatoes.
4. Bake tomatoes and garlic 45 minutes or until garlic is soft when pierced with knife.
5. Cook bow-tie pasta according to package directions; drain. Return to pan.
6. In small bowl, squeeze garlic into remaining 2 teaspoons oil; mash until smooth. Stir into pasta. Add pepperoni, tomatoes and cheese. Cook over medium heat, stirring, 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese starts to melt. Sprinkle with basil and cracked pepper.