Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Pesto
Actress Debi Mazar and her chef husband, Gabriele Corcos, hosts of the show Extra Virgin on the Cooking Channel, spend summers at their rustic villa in Tuscany. “We don’t have a TV, so most of the fun happens in the garden,” says Corcos. Here, the couple shares their simple spaghetti tossed piping hot with a pureed fresh tomato sauce. Slideshow: More Pasta Recipes
The sauce can be refrigerated overnight. Bring to room temperature before tossing with the spaghetti.
Tuscan Rosso di Montalcino, made from Sangiovese, is known as “baby Brunello.” Because it’s aged in-barrel for less time, it’s lighter and fruitier, and it’s terrific with tomato-based pastas.