Basil Spaghetti with Cheesy Broiled Tomatoes

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Yield: 4 servings
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  • 12 ounce(s) spaghetti
  • 3 large beefsteak tomatoes about 1 1/2 lbs cut into large slices
  • 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil plus more for baking sheet
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 8 ounce(s) fresh mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup(s) Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 clove(s) garlic Chopped
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon(s) Crushed red pepper
  • 3/4 cup(s) Torn fresh basil leaves


  1. 1. Heat broiler. Cook pasta according to directions; drain and return to pot.

  2. 2. Meanwhile, arrange the tomato slices in a single layer on a lightly oiled rimmed baking sheet. Season with 1/4teaspoon each salt and pepper. Dividing evenly, sprinkle the slices with the mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Broil until cheese is bubbly and golden, 3-5 mins.

  3. 3. In a small sauce pan, warm the oil with the garlic and red pepper over medium heat until fragrant, 1-2 mins.

  4. 4. Add the garlic oil, basil, 1/2tsp salt, an 1/4 tsp black pepper to the pasta and toss to combine. Serve topped with tomatoes additional basil and Parmesan .
August 2014

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