To make a simple creamy basil tomato sauce, you need butter, cooking cream, cherry tomatoes, and fresh basil leaves. It is perfect with Italian chicken and pasta dishes. The creamy basil tomato sauce is easy to make at home with four ingredients.
To prepare a creamy basil tomato sauce, start cooking tomatoes in a pan with garlic, unsalted butter, and crushed red pepper. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and the garlic is fragrant.
Once they are ready, add the cream and stir until it is semi-thickened—season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer half of the sauce to a serving bowl, and add seasonings.
How to make creamy basil tomato sauce?
Take the cherry tomatoes and fresh basil leaves. Wash well under the running cold water. Strain well, and keep in a bowl. And half-slice the tomatoes, chop the garlic, and melt your unsalted butter.
Heat butter in a frying pan, add garlic, stir until it softened, then add all the half-sliced tomatoes, again cook at low-medium heat.
When the tomatoes are half cooked, add basil, and cooking cream, stir it adding with a pinch of salt, sugar, and crushed pepper. Off the fire, and check the seasoning.
Remove from the heat, and transfer into a sauce bowl. Serve hot creamy basil tomato sauce along with any Italian chicken or pasta dishes.
Serving Size2 g
- Amount Per ServingCalories537
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat 35.1g 176%
- Cholesterol 122mg 41%
- Sodium 510mg 22%
- Potassium 118mg 4%
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber 0.6g 3%
- Sugars 5.3g
- Protein 4.3g 9%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.