Tomato basil vermicelli with goat's cheese

    Tomato basil vermicelli with goat's cheese


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    About this recipe: This aromatic garlic, basil and tomato sauce will delight the senses. The goat's cheese is the perfect creamy complement to an already delightful dish!

    Serves: 8 

    • 1 (500g) packet vermicelli pasta
    • 1 (400g) tin whole plum tomatoes
    • 2 fresh tomatoes, chopped
    • handful fresh basil leaves
    • 6 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 1 lemon, juiced
    • 100g (4 oz) soft goat's cheese

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions; drain.
    2. In a blender or food processor, blend the tinned tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil and pepper just until chunky.
    3. In a bowl, gently toss the cooked pasta and tomato mixture. Sprinkle lemon juice over the pasta and top with goat cheese just before serving.

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    Reviews (2)


    Something else. Added some fresh spinach and warmed the sauce through. - 18 Apr 2009


    Simple and delicous! - 18 Apr 2009

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