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Tomato Cream Sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking


  • Tomato Cream Sauce:
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 sweet yellow onion diced
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes to taste
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 15 oz cans of tomato sauce
  • Pinch of sugar to taste
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste

  • Other Ingredients:
  • Pasta of choice cooked per instructions
  • Fresh basil chopped
  • Parmesan grated


  • Melt the butter and olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet.
  • Add the onion and crushed red pepper flakes and cook, stirring often, for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the minced garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  • Add the two cans of tomato sauce and a pinch of sugar then stir to combine.
  • Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to low and cook, stirring occasionally, for 45 minutes.
  • Add the cream and mix well.
  • Taste then season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste.
  • Serve over desired pasta al dente and top with lots of fresh basil and grated Parmesan cheese. Enjoy.