Want to fake a great pasta dinner? Here’s the quickie way to great pasta sauce.

From Dairy Made Easy by Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek

How to make pasta sauce.Penne ala Vodka: Combine 1 (26-ounce) jar Marinara-style Vodka Sauce and 2 cups heavy cream in a saucepan over medium heat. When heated through, add in Parmesan cheese.

Pesto Cream Sauce: Combine 1 to 2 tablespoons oil and ½ cup prepared pesto in a saucepan over medium heat. Add 2 cups heavy cream. Raise heat and bring to a boil. Add 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese and salt and pepper to taste.

Alfredo Sauce: Melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add 2 tablespoons flour and stir. Add 2 cups heavy cream and bring to a boil. Lower heat and add about ½ cup parmesan cheese. Cook until thickened.

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  1. Rachel, prepared pesto is usually found in freezer sections or refrigerators in supermarkets. You can also easily make your own by blending basil, garlic, olive oil and some nuts.


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