Level up pasta night with this irresistible roasted red pepper sauce! It's creamy, cheesy, and delicious with smoky, sweet spice. Be sure to make enough for seconds, your family won't be able to get enough!
1tbspgranulated sugar (optional to help balance acidity)
salt and pepper to taste if needed
In a food processor or blender, add the tomatoes, roasted red peppers, garlic, salt, basil, and oregano. Blend until smooth. Add the heavy cream and blend until incorporated.
Pour the red pepper sauce into a medium saucepan, and heat over medium high heat. Add the grated parmesan cheese, and slowly bring sauce to a simmer. Whisk until the cheese is melted, and the sauce is warmed through.
Prepare the noodles according to package instructions. Serve sauce over cooked noodles.
Garnish the sauce with extra grated parmesan cheese and fresh parsley!
When using tomatoes, sugar can be helpful in reducing the acidity and balancing the flavors. Sugar can also help enhance the sweetness of the red peppers.