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Tomato-Cream Sauce for Pasta

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars
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"Serve over your favorite pasta. Absolutely delicious and so easy to make!"
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Ingredients

20 m servings 182
Original recipe yields 5 servings

Directions

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  1. In a saucepan, saute onion and garlic in olive oil over medium heat. Make sure it doesn't burn. Add tomatoes, basil, sugar, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to boil and continue to boil 5 minutes or until most of the liquid evaporates. Remove from heat; stir in whipping cream and butter. Reduce heat and simmer 5 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 182 calories; 16.6 6.7 1.7 39 270 Full nutrition

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So delicious! I pureed mine in the blender as I prefer smooth creamy sauces, and I added three garlic cloves as I love garlic. I used only half of the onion, and substituted 3/4 cup of skim mil...

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Ok, I have made this twice now. I still don't love it. It is sweet in a disgusting way, and the texture is weird because of the chunky tomatoes and all the dried basil. Maybe I will spring for f...

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So delicious! I pureed mine in the blender as I prefer smooth creamy sauces, and I added three garlic cloves as I love garlic. I used only half of the onion, and substituted 3/4 cup of skim mil...

Very good! A winner in my book. I substituted fat-free half and half for the cream,cut the butter a little and doubled the garlic. I also used my hand blender and smoothed it a little, so that...

This sauce has a great flavor to it--sweet but not cloying. I must concur with other reviewers: the consistency is a bit too thin. I suspect this could be thickened without sacrificing too much ...

Incredibly good and so easy to make! I doubled the sauce and used half and half instead of cream. The only thing I added to thicken it was a 6 oz. can of tomato paste. I will make this again an...

This was excellent and easy. I didn't have Italian style tomatoes so I used petite diced and added 1 tsp of Italian seasonings. I only used 1/2 of an onion, otherwise made to recipe. Delicious, ...

This has become my staple sauce since I first discovered it on this site. I have made it a countless number of times now, both as per recipe for a small scale, and slightly altered for a much l...

WOW! What a great sauce! So here's what I did...like another member, after cooking tomatoes, onion, garlic and spices in saucepan, I put mixture into blender and pureed. Then I put back into ...

sauteed onions, mushrooms, garlic and red pepper, then added tomatoes, brought to a boil..... Then I pureed the whole thing in blender. My family has yet to know off these added, rarely eaten (b...

This was a great sauce for our pasta. I didn't have any Italian diced tomatoes so I just used regular and added italian seasoning. Also, didn't have heavy cream on hand, so I used 3/4 of a cup...