Pasta with Creamy Tomato Sauce

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2008, America's Test Kitchen TV

Combining tomatoes and cream can result in a tinny-tasting mixture more akin to canned soup than pasta sauce. What’s the secret to a successful marriage of the two?

SERVES4

TIME1¼ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a smooth, full-flavored pasta sauce recipe in which the tomatoes and cream would complement each other, we combined crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, and sun-dried tomatoes and added the cream to the finished tomato mixture at the last mi...

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