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Heirloom Tomato Linguini

A fifteen minute dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword easy pasta recipe, kid-friendly recipes, weeknight dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Linda Spiker


  • 16 oz organic linguini, cooked to package instructions
  • 3-4 large heirloom tomatoes, red, yellow and orange
  • 1/2 cup fresh perline mozzarella
  • 3 small cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 12 large basil leaves, chiffonade
  • Sea salt
  • 3 T extra virgin olive oil


  1. Fill a large pot with water and place on high heat. While water heats, dice tomatoes.

  2. Set diced tomatoes in a strainer or on paper towels to eliminate extra juices. Prepare garlic and basil.

  3. Place tomatoes, basil and garlic in a bowl and toss. When water is boiling add pasta and cook according to package instructions.

  4. When pasta is done strain in colander (do not rinse) pour over tomatoes, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt. Toss and taste. Add more oil or salt if needed. Add cheese, toss. Serve