1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (1 Cup Plus 1 Tablespoon, Best Quality)
2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Freshly ground black pepper
1 1⁄2 Pound
Combine tomatoes, Brie, basil, garlic, 1 cup olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper in a large serving bowl.
Prepare at least 2 hours before serving and set aside, covered, at room temperature.
Bring 6 quarts water to a boil in a large pot.
Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and remaining salt.
Add the linguine and boil until tender but still firm, 8 to 10 minutes.
Drain pasta and immediately toss with the tomato sauce.