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  1. Pasta: Basil, Brie & Tomato

  2. 1 lb. brie (remove rind)

  3. 1 c. fresh basil leaves, julienned (no stems)

  4. 1 c. olive oil

  5. 1 tsp. black pepper

  6. 2 cloves garlic, minced

  7. 2 large tomatoes, cubed

  8. 1 tsp. salt

  9. grated Parmesan

  10. After removing the rind from the brie, cut or tear the cheese into small pieces no larger than 1 inch in size. Then combine brie with

  11. the tomatoes, basil, garlic, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Set aside,

  12. covered, at room temperature for at least two hours before serving

  13. time. This is important to ensure that the flavors will blend and the brie will be soft enough to melt properly.

  14. Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package. Drain

  15. well. Toss at once with the marinated brie sauce. Serve immediately

  16. with freshly grated parmesan cheese (if desired).

  17. Served with a salad and toasted garlic bread this makes a great

  18. meal for a family of four. If doubled, this recipe will handily

  19. 4 to 6 people with hearty appetites.


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