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Foreplay Pasta with Brie, Basil, and Garlic Recipe

Foreplay Pasta with Brie, Basil, and Garlic

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"It's really that good. Rich and decadent. If you really want to impress, then get a small block of Parmesan and grate it. Gives a better flavor than pre-grated."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    2 hrs 25 mins


  1. Mix Brie cheese, plum tomatoes, basil, 1/2 cup olive oil, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a bowl; cover bowl with plastic wrap and marinate for 2 hours.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add 1 tablespoon olive oil and 2 teaspoons salt. Cook bow-tie pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes; drain. Add pasta to cheese-tomato mixture; toss. Sprinkle pasta with Parmesan cheese.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • To make as bruschetta, make as above and spoon onto slices of baguette and broil until cheese has just melted. Can also be served in bowl; allow guests to spoon mixture onto baguette slices and leave unwarmed.
  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of sodium for salt used for boiling pasta. The actual amount of salt consumed will vary.

Reviews More Reviews

Nov 03, 2013

This is so easy to put together and so very tasty! Leftovers will be wonderful! My family loves this! I served this with Crispy and Tender Baked Chicken Thighs tonight for dinner. Thanks very much, MB.

Nov 03, 2013

Loved this! I cut the recipe down and used rotini pasta. I loved how the brie melted into the pasta. The whole family liked this, which was odd b/c I'm the only one that likes brie in the house. I will def be making this again~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)


4 Ratings

Aug 08, 2014

We make this all the time with potato gnocchi instead of the pasta and only marinade for 1 hour. This is comfort food at it's best.....yummy

Apr 08, 2014

Tried this for my daughter-in-law's baby shower because I wanted a dish without mayo. It was good, nothing outstanding. I didn't find it very flavorful. If I made it again, I would add some spices.


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  • Calories
  • 656 kcal
  • 33%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 64.3 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 34.2 g
  • 53%
  • Fiber
  • 3.4 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 24.6 g
  • 49%
  • Sodium
  • 1129 mg
  • 45%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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