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Horizontal image of a white serving platter with pasta in a sauce next to a bowl of cheese.

Fresh Tomato Cream Sauce

  • Author: Shanna Mallon
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


To top your next pasta dish, make this rich and creamy tomato sauce filled with fresh, juicy tomatoes and fragrant herbs.


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 4 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet. Add the onions and cook until slightly softened.
  2. Add the garlic, basil, rosemary, and white wine. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes. Cook for 10 minutes, until the tomatoes have softened.
  4. Add the heavy cream. Gently simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has thickened slightly, about another 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve over freshly cooked pasta.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Sauces
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Keywords: sauce, tomato, cream, herbs