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Tomato Orecchiette with Brie and Basil

Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto
Total time 30 mins
Yield Serves 4
The brie cheese acts as a creamy sauce when melted by the warm pasta. For the most flavorful results, use tomatoes and basil at the height of their season.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces orecchiette pasta
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 ounces brie cheese, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, sliced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 531
  • caloriesfromfat 44 %
  • protein 16 g
  • fat 27 g
  • satfat 7.8 g
  • carbohydrate 56 g
  • fiber 3.7 g
  • sodium 674 mg
  • cholesterol 89 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to pot. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1 1/2-cup serving.