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Pasta With No Cook Herb Tomato Sauce

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  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) (Peeled)
  Basil leaves/2 1/2 teaspoons dried basil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Packed)
  Canned whole tomatoes 15 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Plum tomatoes/9 whole canned tomatoes, well drained 6
  Black olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon zest 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tagliarini/Linguine 3⁄4 Pound
  Smoked turkey 1⁄2 Pound (Unsliced)

1 Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the garlic to the water (it will cook along with the pasta).
2 Meanwhile, in a food processor, coarsely chop the basil. Add the canned tomatoes and coarsely chop. Add the fresh tomatoes (or additional canned tomatoes, if using) and olives (if using), and finely chop.
3 Transfer the tomato mixture to a large serving bowl. Add the oil, lemon juice, lemon zest (if using), salt and pepper.
4 Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook until al dente 2 to 3 minutes for tagliarini, 7 to 9 minutes for linguine or according to package directions.
5 Meanwhile, cut the turkey into small cubes and set aside.
6 Drain the pasta well. Press the garlic through a garlic press (or mash it with a fork) and add it to the tomato mixture in the serving bowl. Add the pasta and turkey to the serving bowl and toss to combine the ingredients.

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Pasta With No Cook Herb Tomato Sauce Recipe