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Linguini with Creamy Tomato Sauce

An absolutely delightful budget gourmet pasta dish!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 1 lb. linguini pasta noodles, or other favorite pasta
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 15 oz can diced tomatoes, with juices
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder (or 3 cloves fresh garlic)
  • 4 oz goat cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Side Dish - roasted asparagus or small side salad or other veggies


  • Boil the pasta as directed.
  • Add the olive oil to a large skillet and saute the chopped onions, until transparent.
  • Stir in the tomato sauce, diced tomatoes with their juices, oregano, basil, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Add the dollops of goat cheese and let it sit for about a minute, then slowly stir it into the sauce. The red sauce will turn orange.
  • Let simmer over low heat up to 10 minutes, until the noodles are ready.
  • Prepare side dish or veggie.
  • Serve Linguini with Creamy Tomato Sauce and side of veggies or small salad.