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Fettuccine With Heirloom Tomatoes

07/23/2012 05:59 pm ET | Updated Sep 22, 2012
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RECIPE: Fettuccine with Heirloom Tomatoes

The flavor of heirloom tomatoes takes center-stage in this divinely simple, summertime dish. Use good quality store-bought pasta for a quick weeknight meal, or take the dish to the next level with our step-by-step guide to making foolproof fettuccine from scratch.

SERVES 6-8

INGREDIENTS

6 cups roughly chopped heirloom tomatoes

1 cup halved heirloom cherry tomatoes

¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

15 basil leaves, thinly sliced

2 cloves garlic, minced

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1 package fettuccine

Thinly shaved parmesan, for serving

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Make the sauce: Combine tomatoes, oil, basil, garlic, and salt and pepper in a bowl; cover and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes to meld flavors.

2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat, and add pasta; cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente. Drain pasta and add to bowl of sauce; toss to combine. Divide among serving bowls and garnish with parmesan.

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