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Tomato Basil Linguine Recipe

Tomato Basil Linguine Recipe

Hot pasta is tossed with a fresh-tasting sauce that includes tomatoes, basil and Brie cheese in this deliciously different dish. It's very pretty, too. Even when it cools off, this pasta tastes great. -Diann Mallehan, Grand Rapids, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 pound Brie or Camembert cheese, rind removed and cut into small pieces
  • 4 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked linguine
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. In a large serving bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Let stand at room temperature for at least 1-1/2 hours.
  • 2. Cook linguine according to package directions; drain. Toss with cheese mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 509 calories, 25g fat (10g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 414mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 19g protein.

Reviews for Tomato Basil Linguine

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s_pants User ID: 174050 87277
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2014

"This was OK. It wasn't as flavorful as I thought it might be."

conwaycom2 User ID: 1574718 205060
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2012

"Easy to make! Wonderful and very fresh tasting!"

marvi51 User ID: 5186441 58264
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2012

"I've been making this dish for years. A quicker and easier version uses canned diced tomatoes, chopped garlic, olive oil

basil pesto or fresh basil, and shredded
Parmesan cheese. Good with linguini or fettuccine. Tastes great hot or cold!"

lee907 User ID: 4434401 43448
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2010

"I would make this again, but I wouldn't use the brie, I don't care for this cheese. When I eat a pasta dish like this, I use fresh mozzarella or asagio cheese, also fontina cheese."

karbauer User ID: 363727 80637
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2010

"This is a great dish, easy to make and so very good"

cwbuff User ID: 441425 205059
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2009

"If you like pasta and Italian-type recipes, definitely try this one! The fresh basil gives it terrific taste. Try fresh mozzarella instead of the brie for even more authenticity. With fresh garden tomatoes, the basil, and freshly shredded Parmesan, this is excellent!"

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