Linguini Del Sole Recipe

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Tastes like summer!

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Servings: 4-6 servings
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Ingredients

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  • Sauce:
  • 1/2 pint red grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 pint yellow grape tomatoes, halved
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • 6-10 leaves fresh basil, rough chopped
  • 1/4 cup pasta water
  • Ricotta layer:
  • 1/2 cup soft ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp dried italian herb mixture
  • salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • Arugula:
  • two large handfuls of arugula
  • reserved pasta water

Directions

  1. Bring large pot of water to a boil. Add generous amount of sea salt. Cook pasta according to package directions. Taste along the way to ensure there is still a bite in the center – mushy pasta is just not right.
  2. In a saute pan, heat olive oil. Add garlic, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cook on medium low heat. You want the tomatoes to heat slowly. Add water from cooking pasta, a bit at a time. I used a small ladle.
  3. Mix ricotta, herbs, salt and pepper. Set aside and warm gently just before serving (I used the microwave).
  4. When pasta is cooked, the tomatoes will be ready also. Add fresh basil and lemon juice to tomatoes and stir to combine. Drain pasta, reserving a bit of the water. Add the arugula to the hot water and let sit while you assemble.
  5. Place mound of pasta on center of dish. Top with heated ricotta, followed by arugula and top with tomato mixture. Make sure you get some of the beautiful sauce created from the tomatoes…. drizzle this around plate. Add a whole basil leaf, more cracked pepper and fresh shaved parmesan cheese to top if you wish.
  6. Bocca felice! Happy mouth
  7. YUM!

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 72g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 175  
Calories from Fat 149 85%
Total Fat 16.77g 21%
Saturated Fat 3.92g 16%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 34mg 1%
Potassium 88mg 3%
Total Carbs 3.05g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 0.82g 1%
Protein 3.81g 6%
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Comments

  • Lisa Faley
    September 8, 2010
    Thanks Jason! It all came directly from my garden!

    I am still finding this site slightly confusing....any tips on how to do quick posts? How to add a link (it's not showing) and where to find my messages?

    Thanks!
    Lisa
    • Jason Adams
      September 8, 2010
      Great looking pasta. Love the use of the multi-colored tomatoes and FRESH basil.
      • Lisa Faley
        September 6, 2010
        Could anyone help me figure out why my photo does not show?
        Thanks!
        Lisa

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