Pasta with Creamy Tomato Sauce
This pasta with creamy tomato sauce recipe tastes great and makes the whole house smell amazing. We cook this about once a week during the fall and winter.
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, bring water to a boil for the pasta.
  2. In a second pot, add bacon and brown, about 5 minutes. Drain all but about 2 tablespoons of the fat rendered.
  3. Add onion and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add garlic, sage, oregano, and pepper and cook for about a minute more.
  5. Add tomatoes and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  6. As the tomato sauce cooks, boil pasta until just done. Reserve 1 cup of the cooking water and then drain.
  7. Add cream to the tomato sauce and stir to combine.
  8. Add pasta and 1/2 cup of the pasta water to the sauce. Toss until coated.
  9. Add more pasta cooking water a quarter cup at a time if the pasta seems dry.
  10. Season with salt pepper to suit your taste.
  11. Transfer pasta to a serving bowl and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.