Spaghetti with Creamy Basil Sauce Recipe

Spaghetti with Creamy Basil Sauce

Serves 4-6


  • 4 Tbsp Metropolitan Market Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Metropolitan Market Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 box (16 oz) Metropolitan Market Spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, for topping


  1. In medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-low heat. Stir in onion and garlic and cook until onion is soft and translucent. Stir in tomato sauce, water, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer gently for 10 minutes. Stir in cream, cover and set aside.
  2. Cook spaghetti as directed on box. When pasta is done, take out 1/2 cup cooking water and reserve.
  3. Drain pasta and return to cooking pot. Add basil and some reserved cooking water as needed. Taste and adjust seasoning. Serve immediately with cheese.

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