Pasta Tossed with Brie, Tomatoes and Basil

Pasta Tossed with Brie, Tomatoes and Basil

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  • 4

    ripe tomatoes, cut into ½ inch cubes

  • 1

    pound Brie cheese, rind removed, torn into irregular pieces

  • 1

    cup cleaned fresh basil leaves, cut into strips

  • 3

    garlic cloves, peeled and finely minced

  • 1

    cup best quality olive oil

  • Salt to taste

  • ½

    tsp freshly ground pepper

  • pounds angel hair (or other spaghetti/linguini)

  • Freshly grated imported Parmesan cheese (optional)


Combine tomatoes, brie, basil, garlic, 1 cup olive oil, salt and pepper in a large serving bowl. Prepare at least 2 hours before serving and set aside, covered, at room temperature2. Bring 6 quarts of water to a boil in a large pot. Add the pasta and boil until al dente, about 10 minutes.3. Drain pasta and immediately toss with the tomato sauce. Serve immediately.


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