Fettuccine with Basil and Almonds

    1 pound of fettuccine
    1/3 cup olive oil
    4 garlic cloves
    2 tabl. bread crumbs
    1/4 cup finely chopped almonds
    1 1/2 pounds tomatoes- diced
    1/2 cup coarse chopped basil
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Stir in the pasta and cook until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a very large non-reactive skillet, combine 1/4 cup of the oil, the garlic, bread crumbs and almonds and cook over moderate heat, stirring until the mixture is golden, about 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes, basil and the remaining 1 table. plus 1 tea. oil and cook 1 minute to blend. Toss the cooked pasta in the sauce until well coated and heated through, about 2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and serve immediately.

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