Linguini With Raw Tomatoes and Basil

READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
Recipe by JoJoStar

This is a deliciously different summer dish. A hot pasta dish that is served at room temperature--try it you'll love it! Dean and Deluca

Top Review by kiwidutch

YUM ! We loved this! it all went together very well and dissapeared very quickly indeed. I got on-the-vine tomatoes and the flavour was great, so if you can get these or Heirlooms it will increase the flavour of the end result. I did use less olive oil because it seems ok ( and healthier) with less and 3 cloves of garlic becuase we adore the stuff. Please se my Rating System: 4 excellent stars for a recipe that's going in to be made again .. soon! Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare the sauce: coarsely chop the tomatoes, making sure to reserve juice. Place tomatoes and juice in large bowl. Add the vinegar, 3 tablespoons of the extra-virgin olive oil, and the basil.
  2. Add the tablespoon of pure olive oil to a sauté pan over medium heat. Sauté the garlic for 3 minutes, stirring. (Do not allow it to brown). Add to tomato mixture. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Let mixture sit at room temperature for at least 4 hours.
  3. When ready to serve, cook linguini in a large pot of boiling, salted water. When pasta is al dente, drain, then transfer to a large bowl.
  4. Toss the linguini with a tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil and then with the Parmigiano-Reggiano.
  5. Divide the linguini among 4-6 bowls. Top each bowl with about a cup of tomato chunks, retrieved from the tomato mixture with a slotted spoon.
  6. Ladle the remaining liquid around the linguini in each bowl.

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