Margherita Pasta With Garlic Bread Crumbs

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Total Time
20mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
15 mins

I just LOVE Margherita pizza so I'm guessing I will feel the same way about this dish. I haven't tried this one yet but will this summer with my cherry tomatoes. Another Cuisine at Home recipe.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Saute bread crumbs and garlic in 2 Tbs of olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until crumbs are golden brown. Transfer bread crumbs to a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Cook linguine in a large pot of boiling salted water according to package directions; drain.
  3. Heat 2 Tbs oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add tomatores and pepper flakes to pan; saute until tomatoes begin to burst, then crush tomatoes gently with the back of a spoon, leaving some tomatoes whole.
  4. Add drained linguine to tomatoes in pan, stirring to coat.
  5. Toss linguine with mozzarella, basil, salt and pepper.
  6. Divide pasta evenly among four dinner plates and top each with some of the garlic bread crumbs.