Amazing Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce Recipe -
Amazing Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Amazing Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

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"This is a recipe I've created myself - and everyone that tries it loves it. It tastes just like at a restaurant and it can be made in the amount of time that it takes to cook pasta!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Heat the cream and butter in a saucepan over medium heat until almost boiling, but do not boil. Add mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses, and stir until melted. Stir in the sun-dried tomatoes, and season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and serve over pasta with a sprinkling of pine nuts.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 21, 2005

This is a very good sauce for tortellini. The only changes I made were to use walnuts instead of pine nuts and to add approximately 1 teaspoon of garlic powder. The garlic powder definitely improved the sauce. Initially I wasn't sure which type of sun-dried tomatoes to use. I decided used dry packed sun-dried tomatoes, next time I will use oil packed sun-dried tomatoes because the dry packed ones stayed very firm and I didn't like that texture. In the future I will also leave the nuts out of the recipe. I look forward to making this again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 01, 2006

kind of bland

Jan 22, 2007

Five stars plus! This sauce really fits its name - amazing! My very Italian household was raving about it. Like everyone else, we added garlic, the ommission of which was the only flaw of this recipe. We used sundried tomatoes in oil and I commonly substitue half and half for cream, just to save on fat. I was a bit concerned about the addition of mozarella, but it worked perfectly. Smother a bowl of gnocci with this sauce - you will not regret it!

Feb 21, 2006

A great recipe that can be made healthier by using low fat evaporated milk, rather than cream. Evaporated milk has thickness to it, like cream. I also used less cheese to make it healthier--it surrenders a little bit of taste, but also a lot of calories. Thanks for the recipe.

Aug 01, 2006

This dish is wonderful. I was trying to find a recipe for one of my favorite meals from a local Italian restaurant, and this was perfect! I did make a few changes. I substituted a grated Italian 6-cheese blend (mozzarella, provolone, parmesan, asiago, fontina and romano)for the 1/2 C mozzarella. I also browned 1/4 lb. of Italian sausage in garlic and added that to the cheese sauce. The sauce is salty enough, so I did not any additional salt. Absolutely wonderful!

Mar 23, 2006

A really nice recipe, very similar to the kind you can buy in the deli section of your grocery store. I added a few things to this recipe: 1-chopped onion, 2-gloves chopped garlic and fresh sliced mushrooms (didn't really measure how many I used). I sauteed them in a mixture of olive oil and butter. I also did add about 5 large tsp. of tomato paste because I found the sauce needed a kick. I cut the sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil) with kitchen scissors and boiled them in water for about 5 minutes. This really helped to soften them up, they were not chewy at all. I also omitted the pine nuts. I'll be making this one again for sure!

Jan 08, 2007

This stuff is great! Quick too! We had it over cheese stuffed tortellini and it was sooo good! I bought sun-dried tomatoes in a jar, drained the oil off and put them in a food processer for a few seconds. Everyone loved it- and I have picky eaters! Had a little leftover sauce, so I put it over pasta and it was very good heated up too! Will make again and again!

Dec 27, 2004

This sauce has become one of my favorite. If you like creamy, cheesy taste this recipe is the one for you. I've tryed it on fettuccini, and meat ravioli...Delicious


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  • Calories
  • 349 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.3 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 116 mg
  • 39%
  • Fat
  • 34.8 g
  • 54%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 280 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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