Brie and Basil Linguini

Brie And Basil Linguini Recipe

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

How to Make Brie and Basil Linguini


  1. 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.
  2. 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

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About Brie and Basil Linguini

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian

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