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Tomatoes and Cream with Pasta

Tomatoes and Cream with Pasta
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Recipe type: Entrees
 
This dish is simple, flavorful, elegant and very inexpensive.
Ingredients
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 or 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup shredded fresh basil
  • ¼ Teaspoon salt
  • ¼ Teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅓ pound long pasta (linguine, fettucine, capellini or angel hair — but for me thinner is better)
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Bring 4 quarts of water to boil and cook pasta (follow directions on package)
  2. Melt butter in skillet
  3. Add garlic and sauté one minute
  4. Add tomatoes and sauté about two minutes
  5. Stir in cream and bring to a slow boil. Simmer one or two minutes until slightly thickened
  6. Stir in basil, salt, pepper
  7. Pour sauce over pasta
  8. Serve
  9. Top with Parmesan cheese
Nutrition Information
Calories: 636 Fat: 32g Saturated fat: 13.75g Carbohydrates: 60.5g Sugar: 6.5g Sodium: 155.5mg Fiber: 31.5g Protein: 13.25g Cholesterol: 111.5mg