Quick & Creamy Tomato Basil Pasta

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz penne pasta
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for garnish

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the penne pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
  3. Add the minced garlic and sauté for another minute until fragrant.
  4. Stir in the diced tomatoes and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to low and stir in the heavy cream. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Gently fold in the cooked penne pasta and fresh basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve hot, garnished with grated Parmesan cheese.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Indulge in the creamy and flavorful goodness of this Quick & Creamy Tomato Basil Pasta. It’s the perfect weeknight dinner option when you crave a satisfying Italian meal without spending hours in the kitchen.

Nutrition: Calories 380, Fat 20g, Carbs 45g, Protein 8g

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