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Tomato Orecchiette with Brie and Basil

Serves 4

Total Time
30 mins

The brie cheese acts as a creamy sauce when melted by the warm pasta. For the most flavorful results, use tomatoes and basil at the height of their season.

Tomato Orecchiette with Brie and Basil

Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto
 12 ounces orecchiette pasta
 2 large tomatoes, chopped
 4 ounces brie cheese, sliced
 1 tablespoon minced garlic
 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
 1 teaspoon kosher salt
 1/2 teaspoon pepper
 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, sliced
Step 1

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to pot. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine.

Step 2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1 1/2-cup serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 531Calories from Fat 44
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g42%

Saturated Fat 7.8g39%
Cholesterol 89mg30%
Sodium 674mg29%
Total Carbohydrate 56g19%

Dietary Fiber 3.7g15%
Protein 16g32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.