Linguini With No-Cook Tomato Sauce

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”15 min” cook_time=”15 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ] SECRET INGREDIENT: orange zest Basil, parsley, and mint make a fabulous herb

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”15 min” cook_time=”15 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ]

SECRET INGREDIENT: orange zest

Basil, parsley, and mint make a fabulous herb trio for fresh tomatoes. But adding orange zest takes the combo to an entirely new level. This quick-and-easy sauce recipe is bound to become your house favorite. It’s bursting with fresh-from-the-garden flavor.

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  • 3 pounds plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest

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  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt
  • 12 ounces linguine
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

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Mix the tomatoes, basil, oil, parsley, mint, orange zest, garlic, pepper, and salt, to taste, in a medium bowl. Let stand at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours at room temperature.

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Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta and cook according to the package directions. Drain well and put into a large pasta bowl.

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Top with the sauce and sprinkle with the Parmesan.

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[nutrition-info calories=”356″ calories_fat=”” fat=”12g” sat_fat=”2g” choles=”3mg” sodium=”26mg” carbs=”53g” sugars=”” protein=”12g” fiber=”5g”]

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