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Summer Pasta with Basil,
Tomatoes and Cheese
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medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded,
and coarsely chopped
garlic cloves, minced
cup chopped fresh basil
tablespoon chopped fresh mint
teaspoon freshly ground
teaspoon hot pepper flakes
cup extra-virgin olive oil
pound small macaroni shells
cup freshly grated Parmesan
pound Italian Fontina, finely diced
a medium bowl, toss together tomatoes, garlic, basil, mint, salt, pepper,
hot pepper flakes, and olive oil. Let
stand at room temperature, tossing occasionally, 2 to 3 hours.
a large pot of boiling salted water, cook macaroni al dente. Spoon off
1/4 cup liquid from tomatoes
and toss with macaroni to coat.
While macaroni is still warm, add both cheeses and toss. Add tomatoes
with their liquid and
mix well. Serve
warm or at room temperature.
Serves 6 to 8.
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