This pasta sauce uses San Marzano tomatoes so has a couple of extra steps than if you were to use a regular can of crushed tomatoes.

It is really worth the extra effort taking your creamy tomato pasta sauce from good to outstanding.

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Makes

3 cups

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

30 minutes

Good For:

pasta sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped fine
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 – 14.5 ounce can San Marzano tomatoes
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • Ground pepper and cracked red pepper to taste

How to make Creamy Tomato Pasta Sauce

Check out our easy step by step video

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Heat the olive oil in a pan and cook the onions and garlic until soft

Step 2 

Add the tomatoes, chicken stock cube and ground pepper to taste

Step 3

Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes with the lid off or until reduced by half

Step 4

Cool and then puree to a smooth sauce in a blender or with an immersion blender

Step 5

Add in the cream and gently heat – do not boil

Step 6

Adjust salt and pepper to taste

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Creamy Tomato Pasta Sauce

This pasta sauce uses San Marzano tomatoes so has a couple of extra steps than if you were to use a regular can of crushed tomatoes.
It is really worth the extra effort taking your creamy tomato pasta sauce from good to outstanding.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 3 cups
Calories 331 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped fine
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1 - 14.5 ounce can San Marzano tomatoes
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • Ground pepper and cracked red pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Heat the olive oil in a pan and cook the onions and garlic until soft
  • Add the tomatoes, chicken stock cube and ground pepper to taste
  • Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes with the lid off or until reduced by half
  • Cool and then puree to a smooth sauce in a blender or with an immersion blender
  • Add in the cream and gently heat - do not boil
  • Adjust salt and pepper to taste

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 331kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 3gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 539mgPotassium: 364mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 1036IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 94mgIron: 2mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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