Creamy Tomato-Basil Sauce Recipe

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Anuska Van Osta Modified: March 22, 2022
Creamy Tomato-Basil Sauce Recipe

How To Make Creamy Tomato-Basil Sauce

Mascarpone adds a sweet creaminess to this tomato-basil sauce that brims with a hint of garlic flavor. Whip up a rich batch in just under 30 minutes!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1garlic clove
  • 1cupgrape tomatoes
  • ¾cupmascarpone
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1tspsherry vinegar
  • 2tbspbasil leaves,finely shredded

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium skillet. Add the garlic and tomatoes and cook over high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring, until the tomatoes are softened.

  2. Add the mascarpone and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until piping hot. Season the sauce with salt and ½ teaspoon of pepper, stir in the vinegar and basil.

  3. Serve with pasta or risotto, broiled chicken, polenta, veal cutlets, or roasted vegetables, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

 Other Cheese Choices: Crème fraîche or unsweetened Devon cream

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1080.62kcal
  • Fat: 107.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 45.98g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 43.13g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.85g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.55g
  • Fiber: 3.18g
  • Sugar: 12.68g
  • Protein: 15.20g
  • Cholesterol: 235.13mg
  • Sodium: 1126.28mg
  • Calcium: 257.20mg
  • Potassium: 867.78mg
  • Iron: 2.01mg
  • Vitamin A: 892.08µg
  • Vitamin C: 32.33mg
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