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Linguine With Tomatoes And Basil

Ingredients
  Ripe tomatoes 4 Large, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  Brie cheese 1 Pound, rind removed, torn into irregular pieces
  Basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs), cleaned and cut into strips
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), peeled and finely minced
  Olive oil 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (1 Cup Plus 1 Tablespoon, Best Quality)
  Salt 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Linguine 1 1⁄2 Pound
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Interest: 
Gourmet

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