Linguine Caprese

Take a caprese salad, add garlic and butter and dump it on a pile of linguine! Easy. Peasy.

Linguine Caprese

Take a caprese salad, add garlic and butter and dump it on a pile of linguine! Easy. Peasy.
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 serving

Ingredients

  • 4 - 5 tomatoes firm ripe , chopped into medium cubes
  • 1 bunch basil fresh
  • salt pepper ,
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • olive oil
  • linguine
  • 2 tbsps butter

Instructions

  • Boil a pot of water and cook linguine to almost done.
  • In a mixing bowl mix together tomatoes, basil, pepper and a generous amount of salt. Allow to sit for at least 20 minutes til a good amount of juice is drawn out from the tomatoes
  • In a large pan heat olive oil. Cook garlic til lightly browned.
  • Strain tomatoes over the pan to capture all the juice. Bring to a boil and melt in butter.
  • Stir in half the tomatoes and the strained linguine.
  • Add 1/4 of the mozzarella and season with a little more salt and pepper. Cook on medium, stirring frequently til mozarella melts.
  • Serve topped with more mozarella and a bit of fresh basil.