Double cream pasta sauce (cheat)

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This quick sauce is a brilliant starting point for a pasta sauce. It's fine as it stands and superb if cheese is added too ( see Variations below).

Double cream pasta sauce (cheat)
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:605
Ready in:15 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:10 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:12th April 2013

Best recipe review



I made this and added Roquefort; it was fantastic.



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  1. Heat the double cream in a small pan until it begins to boil.
  2. Immediately reduce to a simmer.
  3. Add the butter, stir and simmer for 10 minutes whilst the pasta cooks
  4. Drain the pasta (not too thoroughly, try and retain some of the cooking water), return to its pan and pour the sauce over the pasta. Season and mix well.

Serving suggestions

Serve immediately


Try any of the following (add cheese with the butter, everything else add to sauce before adding the pasta):

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