Creamy Tomato Pasta

Creamy Tomato Pasta
  • 1. In a medium saucepan, sweat onion with butter over medium heat until soft.
  • 2. Add garlic, tomatoes with juices and salt.
  • 3. Bring to a simmer and cook, uncovered, at slow steady simmer, adjusting the heat as necessary, for about 45 minutes, or until droplets of fat float free from the tomato.
  • 4. Stir occasionally, mashing any large pieces of tomato with the back of a spoon.
  • 5. Meanwhile, cook pasta in salted water as per packet instructions.
  • 6. Add cream to the tomato sauce, stir to combine and turn up the heat to bring to a slow simmer.
  • 7. Add drained, cooked pasta to the sauce. Toss to combine with the sauce.
  • 8. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt & pepper.
  • 9. To serve, garnish with basil leaves and a drizzle of olive oil (plus some grated hard cheese, if desired).