Homemade Alfredo Sauce

It’s National Pasta Day and, while this was not planned in coordination with the holiday, I do have the perfect pasta sauce for you! This was actually my first attempt at making Alfredo sauce. While it did take more time than popping open a jar of sauce, it was easy and worth the extra time.┬áThis sauce tastes even better than restaurant Alfredo sauce! When searching for the perfect Alfredo sauce recipe to try, I found that many recipes are fairly similar. I gathered up a variety of ingredients and decided to create my own version. Try this rich and creamy … Continue reading Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce

I wasn’t a big fan of tomato soup until I tasted fresh tomato soup (served at a local restaurant) and fell in love. It was so rich and creamy, I was surprised and even skeptical when I was told that there wasn’t actually any cream in the soup at all. It’s true, this recipe isn’t actually for tomato soup, but this sauce features that same unbelievably rich creaminess (even without adding any dairy!). I love this sauce because it can be served on several different levels, from hearty and rustic to smooth and velvety (my favorite)! Fresh Tomato Sauce 2 … Continue reading Fresh Tomato Sauce

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Sauce

Pasta is my favorite comfort food… macaroni and cheese… fettuccine alfredo… lasagna! What I really love is a good sauce. Honestly, pasta is just plain boring without it! This Roasted Red Pepper Sauce is rich, creamy, and cheesy, balanced with the flavors of fresh basil and red peppers. Roasting peppers couldn’t be simpler but it adds great flavor to sauces (and dips, like my Roasted Red Pepper Hummus). If you’ve never roasted peppers (or if it’s your favorite thing ever) you should give this recipe a try! Roasted Red Pepper Sauce 4 servings 2 large red bell peppers 2 large … Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Sauce