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Linguine With Braised Garlic and Balsamic Vinegar

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“From "The Splendid Table". So easy to make and very satisfying. If you can get a really really good artisan-made balsamic vinegar don't use the brown sugar.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large heavy skillet heat the 3 tbsp oil oover medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and lower the heat
  3. Cover and cook on low for about 5 minutes.
  4. Uncover and cook until the garlic is barely colored, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. Do not let the garlic brown or it will become bitter.
  6. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
  7. Remove garlic from the oil and discard if you wish.
  8. Toss pasta with the oil and add the butter tossing to melt.
  9. Toss with the cheese and salt and pepper.
  10. Mix the brown sugar with the balsamic vinegar.
  11. As you serve the pasta sprinkle each serving with a teaspoon or so of the balsamic mixture.

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