11 Reviews

I have been looking for a recipe like this for a very long time. I happened to search Recipezaar in a panic after a late day at the office. I had all the ingredients on hand except the pasta. However I had some frozen cheese tortellini. What a wonderfuly combo. I made the recipe exactly as documented except that I also pureed the onions. Some family members don't like onions. (If they don't see them, life is good). Thank you for submitting this really good and flavorful recipe. I can think of a number of ways I can serve this in the future.

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Gee Bee July 11, 2002

This was very good--used FF cream cheese and added a few red pepper flakes just because we really happen to like it hot! The only thing was that the color freaked us out a tiny bit--we're just finicky (it's sort of pinkish). I don't know how you'd fix that! But the taste was nice! thanks for posting, lennie!

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spatchcock September 04, 2002

This was good. I added some sugar and salt to balance the tomatoes. It wasn't really special, but it hit the spot and I had everything on hand. Only thing, is maybe next time I may cut down the amount of cream cheese. But thanks for sharing! I'm fussy with pasta cause I lived in Italy. I just can never seem to capture their flavor...that being said I am a novice cook!

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Chef Pollo November 06, 2012

This turned out pretty good for me. I used fresh herbs and took some suggestions and added a garlic clove, red pepper flakes, and a pinch of salt. Even with these additions, I found it a bit bland. Next time I will increase the spices and add a little bit of sugar.

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Schooter February 28, 2011

We really enjoyed this pasta sauce. We found it made way more than 4 servings so I saved 1/2 for the next batch. The amounts stated would probably be enough for approx. 20-24 oz of pasta. Very easy & tasty recipe, thanks for sharing.

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Mustang Sally 54269 July 01, 2009

yay exactly what i was looking for!

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bluecjan June 19, 2008

Nice to find an easy and quick pasta sauce recipe, for which I have all ingredients in the house. I added a bit of ground beef too and some chopped mushrooms. Thanks for sharing.

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Cathy-O July 27, 2007

Very good basic tomato sauce. I have enjoyed playing around with it. Have made it a couple of times and finally settled for adding 3 garlic cloves, 1/2tsp brown sugar, 1/4tsp salt and 3 dashes tabasco. Furthermore I have upped the spices to 1tsp oregano and 1/2tsp thyme. When Hubby wanted meat with the sauce I made it non-dairy by substituting the cream cheese for thick soy cream. As said, a very versatile good basic sauce. Thanks for posting.

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Chef Dudo April 15, 2007

This pasta sauce is amazing! And it takes so little time to make it! I wish I could rate this even higher! I did not have a can of plum tomatoes, so I used what I had on hand which was diced tomatoes. I pureed it right in th eskillet with my hand food processor. I did add a clove of garlic. Otherwise I followed th erecipe exactly. And it just wowed us! You have to try it!

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Marz February 21, 2007
Creamy Tomato Pasta Sauce