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Creamy Marinara with Angel Hair

In under an hour you can have this Angel Hair Creamy Marinara Recipe on the table.

  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


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Creamy Marinara

  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2- 28oz Cans of San Marzano Tomatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • Sprinkle of Red Pepper Flakes
  • Handful of Fresh Basil, torn into small pieces
  • 3/4 cup Clos du Bois Chardonnay
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • Handful of Fresh Basil Leaves, torn into small pieces


  • Barilla Angel Hair

Garlic Bread

  • 1 Head of Roasted Garlic
  • Butter
  • French Baguette
  • Parmesan Cheese


  1. In a large skillet over medium low heat add olive oil and onion. Cook for 6-8 minutes until the onions begin to turn translucent/ brown a little, stirring every so often. Add the garlic and let cook for 30 seconds to a minute.
  2. Add in the canned tomatoes, not the tomato juice. Turn heat up to medium high and let the tomatoes sizzle for 2-3 minutes. Add in tomato juice, dried oregano, sea salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, basil and Clos du Bois Chardonnay. Break up large tomatoes. Let simmer over low heat for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Using an immersion blender or by pouring into a blender, break sauce up. Then add heavy cream and let simmer until ready to serve. (Sauce can be prepared ahead of time and reheated on stove)


  1. Bring a large pot filled with 4-6 quarts of water to a boil. Add in Barilla Angel Hair and boil for 4 minutes. Drain pasta then dish up dinner.

Garlic Bread

  1. Turn broiler on. In a small bowl mix together the roasted garlic and butter. Spread generously on the bread then sprinkle parmesan on top. And place under the broiler until cheese has melted. (Bread can be prepared ahead of time up to placing bread under the broiler)
  • Author: Confessions of a Baking Queen
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Cook
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: easy pasta dinner, creamy marinara recipe

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