Linguine in a fresh basil-tomato sauce

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10 oz linguine noodles (dry)
1 pt grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 English muffins, split
2/3 C fresh basil
½ C chicken broth or pasta water
1 t sugar

Prep. Time → 15 min

Cook Time → 10 min

1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2. Reserve 1 T chopped basil and 2 cloves chopped garlic for the muffins.

3. In a large sauce pan heat 2 T olive oil over medium-high heat. Add remaining chopped garlic to the oil and sautee for a few seconds until aromatic. Add tomatoes and remaining basil. Cook for 2 minutes. Add broth/pasta water and sugar. Cook 3-4 minutes until tomatoes soften. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat, stir in pasta and olives, mix well and heat through. Remove from heat, cover and keep warm while you prepare garlic toast muffins.

4. Heat broiler. Brush or spray (if you have an oil spray pump bottle) olive oil on open faces of English muffins (about 1 T total) . Spread 1/2 clove minced garlic on each muffin. Broil 3-4" from broiler for 2-3 minutes until golden (watch carefully) and remove. Sprinkle 1 T chopped basil across all four muffin faces.

5. Serve pasta sprinkled with grated Parmesan cheese and basil.

main courses, italian, linguine, pasta, tomatoes August 20, 2018 14:26

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Luke Funfar 1 year ago

This is a great dish to make a day ahead of time (the pasta, not the muffins). It reheats quickly in the microwave.