Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Pasta with Tomato, Basil and Mushroom Alfredo Sauce Recipe

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Pasta with Tomato, Basil and Mushroom Alfredo Sauce Recipe



Some of my favorite meals are meatless. They are a huge money saver plus they are generally quicker to prepare, making them great weeknight meals. If you've been following me for awhile, you know that I am a huge pasta lover, and I love to try new pasta recipes. 

This recipe is delicious!! The addition of tomatoes, mushrooms and basil spruce up the jarred alfredo sauce, which takes it to another level. It makes it taste more like homemade. This would also be great served over ravioli or tortellini if you don't want to use regular pasta. Enjoy!!


Pasta with Tomato, Basil and Mushroom Alfredo Sauce (print recipe)

What you need:
1- 16 ounce box of pasta, cooked according to package directions
olive oil
1/2 cup onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1- 8 ounce container white mushrooms, sliced
1- 15 ounce jar alfredo sauce
3 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
2 cups fresh tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
shaved or shredded parmesan cheese
pepper (if desired)

Directions:
Drizzle some olive oil in a large skillet, and saute onion, garlic and mushrooms over medium heat until onion is tender. Add alfredo sauce, pour wine or broth into alfredo jar, cover, shake well, and add to the skillet. Add tomatoes, and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until heated through. Stir in basil and remove from heat. Top with parmesan cheese!!

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26 comments:

  1. I love a creamy pasta especially with tomatoes and mushrooms! This looks delicious. Thanks for sharing at Church Supper. Have a blessed week & come back soon ~EMM

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    1. Thanks Krista! I love creamy pastas too! Thanks for hosting!!

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  2. looks good also a huge fan of pasta dishes

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  3. nice look delicious i also like pasta

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  4. Alfredo sauce is one of my favorite things in the entire world! Love how you jazzed this up!

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  6. This looks right up my alley!! Looks good and yummy! Deb

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  7. That looks absolutely amazing! I think I could even sneak the mushrooms past my husband. www.thenymelrosefamily.com

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  8. MMM! Something I'd definitely eat! My family would love it, too, I'm sure:)

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  9. Thanks for linking up with our Foodie Friends Friday linky party. Dawn from Spatulas On Parade
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  10. This would be a great Meatless Monday meal! Thanks for sharing at All My Bloggy Friends last week! I can't wait to see what you share tomorrow! :)

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    1. It would be awesome for Meatless Monday! Mushrooms are a favorite meat substitute of mine!

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  11. What a great combo of flavors in this dish. Thanks for linking up to Tasty Thursdays on The Mandatory Mooch. I hope you will link up again this week. The party will be live tonight. www.mandatorymooch.blogspot.com

    Thanks, Nichi

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  12. Absolutely wonderful looking!! Thanks so much for posting on Manic Monday :)

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  13. I have been on an alfredo + basil pasta kick lately! YUM! Looks delish :)

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