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Serves:
4
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
20 minutes
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Function:
Neff Induction / Step Flame® Cooktop

Ingredients

250 g linguini pasta
500 g heirloom tomatoes
1 Birdseye chilli
3 cloves garlic
1 bunch basil
100 ml olive oil
150 ml white wine
Salt and pepper to taste

This is a great pasta sauce to make when tomatoes are plentiful. Don’t be put off by the quantity of olive oil as the oil, wine and juices from the tomatoes makes an amazingly light pasta sauce that tastes great cold if there are any leftovers.

Ripe tomatoes and basil make the perfect pasta sauce. This is a simple pasta Tomato and Basil Linguini great for an entrée, main or Italian feast.

Method

Place a medium-sized saucepan on an Induction cooktop on pot boost or Step Flame 9.

Half fill the saucepan with water and add 2 teaspoons of salt. When boiling, lower Induction level to 9 and add the pasta, cook following time recommended on the packet or until al dente.

Drain pasta and place on a tray, drizzle with a little olive oil so it does not stick, then set aside.

Cut the heirloom tomatoes in half, slice the chilli, crush the garlic and pick and tear the basil leaves.

Heat oil in a frypan over Induction level 7 or Step Flame level 9.

Add the chilli and garlic and stir until lightly coloured, then add your tomatoes and cook for another 1-2 minutes before adding white wine. Cook for another 5 minutes.

Add the basil and pasta back to the pan and heat through. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve when pasta is heated through.

Notes

Oven temperatures are for conventional; if using fan-forced (convection), reduce the temperature by 20˚C. | We use Australian tablespoons and cups: 1 teaspoon equals 5 ml; 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml; 1 cup equals 250 ml. | All herbs are fresh (unless specified) and cups are lightly packed. | All vegetables are medium size and peeled, unless specified. | All eggs are 55–60 g, unless specified.

Authors Bio:

Warren is a chef with over 20 years of cooking experience, ranging from Michelin Star Restaurants to 5 star Hotels. He is highly passionate about embracing technology to create food that is visually stunning, tasty and packed with a whole lot of nutritional goodness.

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