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Fettuccine With Heirloom Tomatoes

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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

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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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