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Quick Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"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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15 m servings 126
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  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; 11.1 4.4 1.7 41 171 Full nutrition

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I was not expecting much since this was so simple. WOW was this tasty and quick. Second time I made it the only difference I made was use 1/2 and 1/2 and add some more fresh garlic. Perfect we...

April K - this rocks! So easy and even though I used store brand diced Italian style tomatoes it was great. I started the water for the pasta, started heating the tomatoes & gave them a little...

This recipe was a winner with my toddler! I had a can of regular diced tomatoes only, so first i minced 1/4 of an onion and 2 cloves of garlic and sautéed in some butter, then i followed the rec...

Really tasty! I ran the tomatoes quickly through a food processor to chop up the tomatoes a bit. I also make a roux to add to it. It def needs thickening. I also added garlic salt and red pepper...

This is one of the easiest and most flavorful sauces I have ever tried.