Mostaccioli with Roasted Tomato and Garlic (Cooking for 2)

Mostaccioli with Roasted Tomato and Garlic (Cooking for 2)

Red checkered tablecloth, crusty bread, field greens with vinaigrette, classical music and a robust pasta dish? That's Italian!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

servings

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
4
to 5 medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, cut in half
1/2
teaspoon sugar
1/8
teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper
1
unpeeled bulb garlic
1
cup uncooked mostaccioli pasta (3 ounces)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
1/2
cup crumbled feta or cubed mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
  1. Heat oven to 300ºF. Line cookie sheet with foil; generously brush with 1 teaspoon of the oil. Arrange tomato halves, cut sides up, in single layer on cookie sheet; brush with 1 teaspoon of the oil. Sprinkle with salt, sugar and pepper.
  2. Cut 1/2 inch off top of garlic bulb; drizzle 1 teaspoon of the oil over garlic bulb. Wrap in foil; place on cookie sheet with tomatoes. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until garlic is soft when pierced with knife and tomatoes have begun to shrivel; cool slightly.
  3. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Squeeze garlic into remaining 1 tablespoon oil and mash until smooth; toss with pasta. Add tomato and basil; toss. Top with cheese. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead
You can roast the tomatoes and garlic and toss with the pasta, basil and cheese ahead of time. It's delicious served at room temperature with chewy Italian bread.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 125),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 480mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 53g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 13g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.