Creamy Tomato Basil Pasta

  • 8 oz pasta (or pasta substitute)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 small (7-9 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup heavy cream or half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 tsp salt (for pasta water)
Cook pasta in salted water according to directions; drain and return to pot over medium-low heat. Stir in butter until melted, then seasonings and tomato sauce, then cream and cheese. Serve when cheese is melted and incorporated.

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