Penne with Tomato Herb Cream Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a favourite recipe that I found years ago in our local newspaper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion and garlic in oil.
  2. Add tomatoes, sugar, basil, oregano, salt.
  3. Bring to a boil, then simmer 20-25 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, cook pasta.
  5. Stir cream into sauce and heat through.


Most Helpful

I made this last night and was plesantly surprised with the outcome. The sauce was very good wtihout the cream but I enjoyed the richness that it added. I also added a few tablespoons of grated romano cheese to the sauce and lots of extra garlic. I have lots of leftovers since there are only two of us but that is okay, I'll eat them for lunch today! Thanks for posting!

Malriah October 11, 2003

I used the concept of this recipe and came up with a really nice pasta sauce. My only comment would be to use more garlic. Also....did you know that you can use leftover whipped cream? I did not have enough cream, so I used some canned whipped cream and.... (gosh, darn!!!) didn't it work!!!

Abby Girl May 28, 2010

The herb and spice measurements are perfect, I added 2cups sliced mushrooms and used half and half cream and used three quarters of a cup for the cream substitution to reduce the calories. I also cooked the noodles el dente and added them to the sauce for the last 15 minutes. Very tasty!!

Gary75 April 14, 2010

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