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Fettuccine & Buttery Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce! Tender homemade pasta coated in a buttery white wine sauce seasoned with flecks of fresh basil and juicy perfectly wilted heirloom tomatoes!
Fettuccine & Buttery Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
22 mins
 

Tender homemade pasta coated in a buttery white wine sauce seasoned with flecks of fresh basil and juicy perfectly wilted heirloom tomatoes! Now that's Fettuccine & Buttery Fresh Basil Tomato Sauce!

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy fresh tomato sauce, pasta, tomato basil pasta sauce
Servings: 4
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
  • 1 recipe fresh pasta or 8 ounces fettuccine
  • 4 Tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion, such as Vidalia
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cracked black pepper
  • 1 pint heirloom tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil leaves
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to recipe or package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.
  2. In large non-stick skillet melt 2 Tbs. butter over medium-high heat and cook onion, garlic, kosher salt and cracked black pepper until just tender, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes and cook just until tomatoes begin to wilt, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add wine and cook 1 minute.
  5. Stir in reserved 1/2 cup pasta water and remaining 2 Tbs. butter and cook until a sauce forms.
  6. Stir in fresh basil and cooked pasta, tossing until evenly coated and heated through, 1 minute.
Recipe Notes

Makes 8 cups/4 servings.