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Creamy Tomato Basil Sauce over Linguine

Prep Time:10 min
Cook Time:20 min
Yield: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Crisco┬« Pure Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 to 1 tablespoons minced fresh flat leaf parsley (optional)
  • 8 ounces cooked linguine or angel hair pasta


  1. 1.
    COOK onions in oil in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat until softened, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook 1 minute.

  2. 2.
    STIR in crushed tomatoes. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. 3.
    COOK pasta in salted water according to package directions; drain. Stir heavy cream, basil, and parsley into prepared sauce, cooking until heated through. Serve over pasta.


Serving Size (1/4 of recipe), Calories 260 (Calories from Fat 110), Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 4.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 270mg, Total Carbohydrate 35g (Dietary Fiber 5g, Sugars 1g), Protein 7g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 35%, Vitamin C 35%, Calcium 8%, Iron 20%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Creamy Tomato Basil Sauce over Linguine 4.8 5 4 5
Good I like this recipe and would make it again. It was pretty easy to make and tasted really good. April 1, 2013
Very Good The creamy sauce is rich and savory and so good. At the same time it is a light deliciously fresh meal. It is simple and quickly prepared. March 28, 2013
great! Great simple receipe, easy to make and my families favorite for anytime! March 4, 2013
Super easy and delicious I make this recipe all the time, it has become a family favorite. January 23, 2013
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Creamy Tomato Basil Sauce over Linguine

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