Ugh, Monday. Why do you have to be so…you? On the bright side, I have today off from work. On the not-so-bright side, it snowed last night. Again. Seriously, when will it stop?! I actually had a burger recipe ready to share with you today, but just didn’t think it was appropriate. Just couldn’t do it. I thought this creamy, comforting pasta dish was much more appropriate. Especially for a Monday.
First of all, this creamy tomato basil pasta sauce is super easy. And super quick. Which, in my book, is ideal for a Monday night. Or any weeknight, for that matter. Most importantly, it is delicious comfort food that is perfect for a snowy night, like we have here in Minnesota.
My one worry when making this is that Marc wouldn’t be too impressed by it. It’s meatless and I wasn’t sure how he was going to feel about that. To my great surprise, Marc loved it. And so did I! The sauce is simple, yet full of flavor and has the feel of a tomato sauce yet much more creamy and, in my opinion, delicious. I already have plans to make this again and freeze the sauce for an even quicker weeknight meal! We served this with homemade garlic bread (carbs + carbs = win) but it would also pair well with a salad or green vegetable.
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