Pasta with Creamy Marinara Sauce. This creamy marinara sauce pasta recipe uses whole milk Greek yogurt to make it extra rich and flavorful. So it was no surprise that this creamy marinara sauce pasta caught our eye when we received the new cookbook, Yogurt Culture, by our friend Cheryl Sternman Rule. Yummy vegetarian pasta recipe with tomatoes and sour cream.
Give your store-bought marinara a creamy twist by adding milk and Parmesan cheese to the mix. Forget jars of red sauce — homemade marinara is where it's at. If marinara doesn't already have a spot in your repertoire of easy weeknight recipes, it will soon. You can cook Pasta with Creamy Marinara Sauce using 12 ingredients and 2 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Pasta with Creamy Marinara Sauce
- It’s 1 cup of pasta (pasta of choice), cooked.
- You need 3/4 cup of marinara sauce.
- It’s of Cheddar cheese, to taste + mozzarella (optional).
- Prepare 1 of beef sausage.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of strips of beef/chicken/pork.
- Prepare 1 clove of garlic, minced.
- Prepare 1/4 cup of chopped onions.
- You need 1 tbsp of olive oil.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of vegetable oil.
- It’s 1/2 tbsp of paprika.
- You need 1 tsp of salt.
- You need 1/2 tsp of chicken cube.
Here's a step-by-step look at how to make this super-simple sauce. Use this basic marinara sauce as a building block for many dishes. Toss with pasta or add to fish and meat dishes. To make it creamy, stir in heavy cream.
Pasta with Creamy Marinara Sauce instructions
- Gather all the ingredients near the stove and put a heavy bottom sauce pan on a medium low heat. Next, add in both oils and the onions and garlic. Fry till fragrant, then add in the sausages and beef/chicken/pork and sautée till partially cooked and add in the marinara sauce and cheese. Cook the mixture for about 3 – 5 minutes. Stirring frequently and till the cheese is melted..
- To continue, add in the cooked pasta and stir to coat all the pasta with the sauce. Season with the salt and pepper. Cook for about 1 minute. Turn of the heat and serve hot or warm. Enjoy as a side or a main dish..
Toss Marinara sauce gently with cooked pasta; serve immediately, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. These creative, non-marinara, homemade pasta sauce recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest. We'll always love you, marinara, but it's time we started seeing other homemade pasta sauces. From a vibrantly green herb-focused linguine to a throw-together pantry. Chicken sausage and Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted crushed tomatoes add lots of flavor to this pasta dish with just a few ingredients!