Tomato Basil Cream Sauce
This pasta dish is actually quite easy to make, though the sauce will taste like you spent hours on it. So creamy and delicious.
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil2 tablespoons butter1 onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, minced1 tablespoon fresh chopped basilSalt and black pepper to taste1 teaspoon sugar1 cup whipping cream1 (16 ounce) package fettuccine, cooked and drained, reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheeseFresh basil leaves torn for garnish
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until tender about 3 minutes.
- Add diced tomatoes and paste; stir to combine. Season with basil, salt and black pepper. Cook until flavors are blended together. Pour the cream into the mixture and cook about 5 minutes, or until sauce thickens; do not boil.
- Toss fettuccine and cheese with sauce; stir until all is combined. You can add a little of the reserved pasta water if it looks too dry.
- Garnish with torn basil leaves.