Easy One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta

Easy One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta

Indulge in the comforting embrace of this Easy One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta. A symphony of flavors awaits as you embark on a culinary journey that marries the richness of cream with the tanginess of tomatoes.


  • 12 oz penne pasta
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 oz) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
  2. Add minced garlic and sauté for another 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  3. Pour in the crushed tomatoes, dried basil, and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper. Let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in the heavy cream and grated parmesan cheese, allowing the sauce to thicken for about 5 minutes.
  5. In the same pot, add the penne pasta and cook until al dente, stirring occasionally.
  6. Once the pasta is cooked, garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  7. Serve the creamy tomato pasta in bowls, offering extra parmesan and red pepper flakes for those who desire an extra kick.

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 25 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

A delightful harmony of creaminess and tomato tanginess, this Easy One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta will captivate your taste buds with every savory bite.

Nutrition information: Calories: 450 | Total Fat: 22g | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 15g

Conclude your day with a dish that not only satisfies your hunger but also warms your heart. This Easy One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta wraps you in its velvety sauce and offers a medley of flavors that dance on your palate. Whether you’re cooking for a gathering or indulging in a personal treat, this recipe brings forth a symphony of aromas and tastes that remind you of the simple joys of a comforting meal. So, gather your ingredients and immerse yourself in a cooking experience that culminates in a dish that’s as heartwarming as it is delicious.

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