Quick Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

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  • Published Apr 30th
  • Ready In15m
  • Servings4
  • Calories126
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.

Quick Tomato Basil Cream Sauce Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Quick Tomato Basil Cream Sauce for 4 servings:

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, undrained
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup basil leaves, chopped

Quick Tomato Basil Cream Sauce Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In15m

To cook Quick Tomato Basil Cream Sauce, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Quick Tomato Basil Cream Sauce easily:

  1. 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. 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 grams of fat; 4.4 grams of carbohydrates; 1.7 grams of protein; 41 milligrams of cholesterol; 171 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 9th 2019

    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 th ...

  2. Oct 26th 2017

    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 pe ...

  3. Apr 21st 2016

    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. Perfec ...

  4. Apr 15th 2016

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

  5. Nov 19th 2015

    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 ...