Quick Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

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This is a rich sauce to pour over any pasta. This recipe really only takes about as long as it takes the pasta to finish. Toss with cooked pasta and top with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, undrained

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  • cup basil leaves, chopped

Directions

  1. Pour tomatoes into a saucepan, bring to a simmer, and cook over medium-high heat until the liquid reduces slightly, 5 to 7 minutes.

  2. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir cream and basil with the tomatoes; bring to heat but not quite to a simmer.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

126 Calories
11g Fat
4g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 126
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 171mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 169mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.