how to make a light creamy sauce for pasta

Are you one of those who don’t know how to make light creamy sauce for pasta? and don’t like tomatoes? My sister really don’t like pasta sauce with tomatoes. light cream sauce is her favorite dish.

I need a delicious, healthy and quick food, then I abruptly make creamy Pasta Sauce.. it’s going to be insanely a yummiest dinner today.

Pasta is eaten regularly and famous in a world wide. So you must include it in your food diary. Creamy pasta sauce have light and handful ingredients.
Smooth bright and delectable pasta sauce is ideal for weekends parties.

Actually my sister have some problem by eating tomatoes and it causes heartburn. Some times tomatoes can cause acne, digestive problem and allergic reaction like swelling and itching. So, i start making pasta sauce without tomato paste. Lets find out how I make a light cream sauce.

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Here you will find out light cream sauce for pasta. Is it possible?

Yes, it is. I will provide you simple ingredient for pasta sauce. Everyone can easily make it at home.

light Cream Sauce (Without heavy Cream)

Are you looking for a light creamy pasta sauce without cream? If yes, then this awesome recipe is for you. I will share my personal recipe here. There is plenty of pasta sauce recipes. But people have different health problems.

I often cook light cream sauce, when I couldn’t find cream in my fridge. Try to pick ingredients that’s available in your kitchen.

This quick sauce(without cream) takes only 10 to 15 minutes. Served it immediately on a dinning table for your guests and loved ones. here , you will raise a question if I’m avoiding cream and tomatoes, then how pasta sauce looks like and how the taste will be like?

Butter is the alternative of heavy cream. Butter is used in less quantity but cream doesn’t. So, it will be problematic for digestive system.

light creamy sauce

most simple pasta sauce

These are very simple pasta sauces.

  • marinara sauce
  • alfredo sauce
  • arrabbiata sauce
  • carbonara sauce

light Creamy Pasta Sauce

This sauce for pasta will be wonderful without tomatoes and cream. Cashew cream, coconut milk and Greek yogurt are better options.

Creamy pasta sauce Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoon plain flour
  • 2 cloves mince/ chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cups milk
  • half teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chili flakes
  • salt to taste
  • 2 pinches basil
  • 1 pinch thyme
  • 2 pinches oregano
  • 1 lemon

How To Make light creamy sauce

In a large sauce pan melt unsalted butter on medium flame. Here I’m adding my top secret ingredient plain flour in a sauce pan. Be careful when you fry flour in a butter. add milk immediately whisk the flour otherwise it will start burning.

Consistency of creamy pasta sauce is thick. For thickness and creamy texture add milk, salt, crushed black pepper, oregano, thyme and basil and continuously whisk until it starts bubbling and sauce will be get thick.

Cook it on low flame for 5 to 10 seconds, another hint flour change into light brown or yellow color. The texture of sauce will be smooth.

Now stir fry finely chopped garlic for 10 seconds into another frying pan. Simply cut and finely chopped onion. Add boiled pasta, Now pour light creamy sauce and mix them. Better to use tomato puree and fresh cream ( its optional).

Just squeeze lemon to get the final touch of creamy pasta sauce. Enjoy with family. This light creamy sauce is ready.

The best part of this recipe is, mostly dry ingredients are used, except parmesan cheese and can be cooked in less than 10 minutes.
For creamy texture use parmesan cheese instead of cream. It has a vibrant taste just like a traditional cream base sauce.
I’ve omitted tomatoes, replaced (vinegar) it with lemon juice to enjoy the original version of the recipe at home.

The taste of pasta sauce looks much better and scrumptious.
I’ve changed the recipe a little bit according to my taste.
I personally don’t like tomatoes.

For this recipe grated parmesan cheese is best,
For cheesy sauce, you must add cheddar cheese. It’s almost used in sandwiches, burgers, Mac and cheese.

Parmesan cheese has a sharp and a little bit fruity flavor. It’s ideal for soups, sauces, salad and pasta dishes.

light cream sauce for pasta

Homemade creamy pasta

Now you have seen how I made this amazing pasta with a few available ingredients without cream and tomatoes. Dairy products have sugar. Mostly people avoid it because of lactose intolerance. Lactose free cream and cheese is a good option.


what is the best pasta sauce recipe?

There are different types of pasta sauces like creamy pasta sauce with milk, cream, cheese and tomatoes. But I would like to say creamy pasta is the best sauce because it’s easy to make at home. It’s a budget friendly and time saving recipe.

Can creamy pasta sauce be frozen?

Yes, You can freeze it as long as you want. Just fill pasta sauce in an air tight container or jar but if you have aluminum foil make small portions and wrap in a foil and store in a freezer.

Can pasta sauce be used for pizza?

Pasta and pizza sauce both are different. Pasta sauce is thicker and have tomatoes and cheese. So, I wont recommend to use pasta sauce for pizza.

Can babies have pasta sauce?

Yes, Babies can eat homemade pasta sauce in a moderation. Pasta bought from supermarket have a large amount of salt and sugar.


This creamy pasta have varieties. In this creamy sauce you can add shredded chicken, veggies and mushroom . So, its totally up to your choice and taste. You can change the recipe according to your choice.

I have followed light cream sauce recipe why? because some people cant tolerate eating tomatoes and same issue they face with cream and cheese. So, this is a mild recipe everyone can use creamy pasta sauce recipe in their dishes.

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