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Monday, April 25, 2011

Pasta in Tomato Cream Sauce

I'm always searching for quick and easy meals that are delicious for weeknight cooking.  This recipe couldn't get any easier, yet it tastes like you spent all day on it.

Pasta In Tomato Cream Sauce
from 30 Minutes or Less

8 oz. penne or other tube pasta
1 (14.5 ounce) can Del Monte Diced Tomatoes with Garlic & Onion
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped OR 1 teaspoon dried basil
3/4 cup whipping cream
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
Diced cooked chicken breast (optional)

Cook tomatoes over medium-high heat in skillet until thickened, about 5 minutes.  Reduce heat; add basil, cream and chicken (if using).  Heat through.  DO NOT BOIL.  Toss with pasta and cheese.  Serve immediately.

Posted by:  Julia
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