Quick Fix Pasta Sauces
Recipe type: Pasta
Serves: 4
  • Alfredo Pasta:
  • 1 Cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 Cup butter
  • 1 pound fettuccine; 450g; cooked
  • 1 Cup Parmesan cheese; grated salt
  • Cayenne pepper
  • For Fresh Tomato Pasta:
  • 6 tomatoes; seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon basil, dried
  • 1 pinch oregano, dried
  • 1 pound spaghetti; cooked
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese; grated
  • black pepper
  • For Italian Sausage Pasta:
  • 4 Italian sausages
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 1 can tomatoes; 28 ounces
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil, dried
  • 1 pound pasta; cooked
  • For Bacon and Tomato Pasta:
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil
  • 8 tomatoes; chopped
  • 4 green onions; whole, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic; crushed
  • 2 teaspoons basil, dried salt and pepper
  • 1 pound pasta; cooked
  • Sour Cream Pasta:
  • 1 Cup sour cream
  • 1 can tuna; 7 1/2 ounces or salmon
  • 4 green onions; sliced
  • 4 Cups noodles; cooked
  1. * Publisher's note: I changed the quantities so that each dish would serve 4; 1 lb pasta
  2. ALFREDO PASTA: Bring whipping cream and butter to a simmer. Pour into a bowl. Toss with fettucini, Parmesan cheese, salt and cayenne pepper.
  3. FRESH TOMATO PASTA: Seed and chop tomatoes. Add olive oil, dried basil and dried oregano. Toss with cooked spaghetti, grated Parmesan and black pepper.
  4. ITALIAN SAUSAGE PASTA: Cut sausages into bite size pieces. Brown in 1 Tbsp oil. Add can of tomatoes and dried basil. Break the tomatoes into pieces. Coil, uncovered until thick. Toss with cooked pasta.
  5. BACON and TOMATO SAUCE: Cut bacon slices into 1 inch pieces and cook till crisp. Add olive oil, chopped tomatoes, chopped green onions, garlic cloves, dried basil, salt and pepper. Toss with cooked pasta.
  6. SOUR CREAM PASTA: Over low heat, cook sour cream, tuna (drained) and sliced green onions. Toss with 4 cups cooked noodles.
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