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Linguine with Tomatoes and Basil Recipe

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This recipe for Linguine with Tomatoes and Basil, by , is from The Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters Friends and Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Barbara Balazs
Added: Friday, December 15, 2006


4 ripe large tomatoes cut into inch cubes
1 lb. Brie, rind removed, torn in pieces
1 cup cleaned fresh basil leaves cut into strips
3 garlic cloves finely minced
1 cup + 1 Tbl. Olive oil
2 tsp. salt
tsp. finely ground black pepper
1 lb. linguine
finely grated imported parmesan cheese

Combine tomatoes, Brie, garlic and 1 cup oil, tsp. salt and the pepper in a large serving bowl. Prepare this at least 2 hours before serving. Cover and leave at room temperature.
Bring 6 quarts water to boil in a large pot. Add 1 tbl. oil and remaining salt.
Add linguine and boil until tender, but still firm, 8-10 minutes.
Drain pasta and toss immediately with the tomato sauce. Serve at once.




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