Easy Tomato Cream Sauce for Pasta
by Updated April 7, 2017,
This is a simple preparation, made with crushed tomatoes, garlic, and herbs. Heavy cream is added to the sauce just before serving.
Tomato Cream Sauce with Penne Pasta
Photo Credit: Diana Rattray
Toss the sauce with hot cooked penne pasta, spaghetti, or your favorite.
Prep Time: 6 minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Total Time: 26 Minutes
- Heat the oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomatoes and basil and continue cooking for 10 minutes.
- Add the cream, sugar, if using, and salt and pepper, to taste. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes longer.
- Serve with hot cooked pasta.
- Garnish with fresh chopped basil, parsley, or Parmesan cheese.
Serves 4 to 6
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