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Cherry Tomato Cream Sauce with Parmesan

  • Author: Erin Alderson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: sauce
  • Method: stove-top



2 heaping cups whole cherry tomatoes

2 to 3 tablespoons cream

1/3 cup parmesan

Salt + pepper to taste


  • Heat a pan over medium heat and add the cherry tomatoes. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and starting to burst. You can help this process along with poking the tomatoes with a fork. Let the juice into the pan and turn down the heat. Add the cream and let cook until hot. Remove from heat and stir in the parmesan, salt, and pepper. 
  • Use this tomato cream as a pasta or pizza sauce, lather on top of toast, or stir into risotto. 

Keywords: cream sauce