How to Make It
Heat the olive oil in a medium skillet. Add the garlic and tomatoes and cook over high heat, stirring, until the tomatoes are softened, about 5 minutes. Add the mascarpone and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until piping hot. Season the sauce with salt and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper, stir in the vinegar and basil and serve.
Other Cheese Choices: Crème fraîche or unsweetened Devon cream.
Pasta or risotto, broiled chicken, polenta, veal cutlets or roasted vegetables.