Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

Aren’t we all tired with the same old spaghetti sauce? Well I am…

Since I’m such a thrill-seeker guess what I added??

Creammmm! Lots and lots of it!

Boy it was goooood!

Don’t think too much about the olive oil and butter mixture.  Olive oil is good for your skin and butter is good for your taste buds. Just do it.

I added in a lot of onions because I can’t live without em.

Pour in the tomato sauce/spaghetti sauce and let it simmer for 20 minutes or so till its becomes sort of a darker red and slightly thicker.

You can add mushrooms, capsicum, carrots, chicken, prawns..

The list goes on.

Me on the other hand, I added the chop chye (chinese stir fry veggies) that I made the night before. It contained oyster sauce and somehow it only made my sauce taste more awesomer than it already was!

Like I said, I’m a thrill seeker.

Pour in the cream. (I used double cream cos that’s what was in the fridge)

Alllll of it.

Add in the Parmesan cheese as well, but switch off the heat first.

Mix it up real good.

It will look like this.

You then proceed to add parsley or basil flakes to the sauce.

You then stir in the sauce with your pasta which you will cook till al dente.

Then you eat it.

Allll of it.


The Starting Chef

Recipe adapted from Pioneer Woman


  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 whole Medium Onion, Finely Diced
  • 4 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 2 cans (15 Ounce Each) Tomato Sauce Or Marinara Sauce/Spaghetti Sauce
  • Salt,Pepper,Red pepper flakes to taste
  • Dash Of Sugar (more To Taste)
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • Mushrooms/Capsicum/ Carrots (omit this if you don’t care)
  • Grated Parmesan Or Romano Cheese, To Taste
  • Fresh Basil, Chopped (dried parsley/basil flakes are good too)
  • 1-½ pound Fettuccine/ or those curly wurly pasta

Preparation Instructions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1 cup of pasta water.

Heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and saute for a minute or so. Pour in tomato sauce and add salt, pepper, and sugar to taste. Stir and cook over low heat for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat and stir in cream. Add cheese to taste, then check seasonings. Stir in pasta and chopped basil and serve immediately. (Thin with pasta water before adding basil if needed.)


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