Brie And Basil Linguini Recipe

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Brie and Basil Linguini

Lynnda Cloutier


This is so good and so easy, the perfect summertime dish, when tomatoes and basil are at their peak. Source:Unknown

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4 tomatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 lb. brie cheese, rind removed and cheese torn into irregular pieces
1 cup fresh basil leaves, cut into strips (chiffonade)
3 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 cup olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
6 quarts water
1 1/2 lbs. linguini
1 tbsp. olive oil
2 tsp. salt
pepper to taste
freshly grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix tomatoes, Brie cheese, basil, garlic, 1 cup olive oil, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp.pepper in a large serving bowl. Let stand, covered, at room temperature for at least 1 hours.
Bring water to a boil in large stockpot. Add linguini, 1 Tbsp. olive oil and the remaining 2 tsp. salt. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, and drain. Add pasta, pepper to taste and Parmesan cheese to the tomato mixture and toss to mix. Serves 4

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian