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Garlic Grilled Tomatoes with Pepperoni

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Savor the rich flavors of summer with our Garlic Grilled Tomatoes with Pepperoni. This simple yet elegant dish features juicy tomatoes, boldly irresistible pepperoni, and a delightful garlic and herb seasoning, making it a perfect appetizer or side dish.

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8 servings
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 tomatoes, sliced in half
½ cup shredded Italian blend cheese
16 slices HORMEL® Pepperoni
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves


  1. Prepare oiled grill for high heat. In small bowl, combine olive oil and garlic.

  2. Place tomatoes cut side down on grill. Grill 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly charred.

  3. Turn tomatoes over and spoon olive oil mixture into tomatoes.

  4. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cheese on each tomato. Place 2 pepperoni slices on top of each tomato. Continue to grill 3 minutes. Remove from grill and sprinkle with fresh thyme.