Mediterranean Linguine with Basil and Tomatoes

Mediterranean Linguine with Basil and Tomatoes


"Fresh grape tomatoes and basil with lots of extra-virgin olive oil and grated Parmesan cheese bring the fresh tastes of Italy to this quick pasta dinner."


25 m servings 375 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 17.4 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.3g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 10.3 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 995 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat 6 quarts water to boiling. Add pasta and salt. Cook for the minimum recommended time on package directions. While pasta cooks, prepare sauce.
  2. Heat olive oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add tomatoes and garlic. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until tomatoes are soft. Remove from heat. Stir in vinegar and pepper flakes.
  3. Drain pasta. Add to skillet. Cook and stir 1 minute or until pasta is coated and hot. Remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in basil and cheese. Serve with additional cheese, if desired.
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  1. 119 Ratings


if you want to make this dish really italian, put much less olive oil, NO vinegar and add in the oil, while it's hot, a handful of breadcrumbs and chopped black olives (plus tomatoes, basil and ...

The 1/2 cup EVOO was a bit too oily for my family. Reduced the oil to 1/3 cup. I also added 2 cups of cooked chicken breast to make a complete meal. Delicious!

I substitute a large can of diced tomatoes because I like the extra sauciness created by the juices. 2-3 Tbs of oil is plenty for me. I mince 1 clove of garlic and thinly slice 1-2 more and fry...

I made this last night for dinner and it was a HUGE hit. my boyfriend actually said " you actually made something good for once!" this is a joke around the house because he is the better cook. I...

This recipe was simple and unbelievable! I tried it because it sounded simple and fresh and I had all but the basil leaves on hand. I substituted dried basil leaves and was still in ecstasy when...

Followed the recipe except I don't measure all the time. I used whole garlic and I sliced it we like garlic so I used about 6 cloves. I cooked the tomatoes a little longer I like when it starts ...

Mmmmm this was delicious! I made it for a dinner party and all 9 guests raved! One guest sensitive to spicy food thought it had a bit too much kick, though that is a personal opinion as most o...

This is really easy and quite tasty! This only takes about 15 minutes. I cut this in half but added the full amount of basil and it was delicious! I will definitely make this again.

this was a nice, simple recipe. loved the light flavor. i didn't use quite as much oil as was called for. only about a quarter cup. and i didn't have fresh basil leaves so had to use the dried s...