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Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto Photo by: Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto

Tomato Orecchiette with Brie and Basil

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.

Sunset JULY 2010

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Total:30 Minutes

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

Preparation

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

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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 531
  • Calories from fat: 44%
  • Protein: 16g
  • Fat: 27g
  • Saturated fat: 7.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 56g
  • Fiber: 3.7g
  • Sodium: 674mg
  • Cholesterol: 89mg
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