Tomato Mascarpone Pasta Sauce

  • Author: Ciara Attwell
  • Prep Time: 1 min
  • Cook Time: 17 mins
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Italian


A simple but delicious pasta sauce made with tinned tomatoes, oregano and mascarpone. Perfect for a quick and easy mid-week family meal


  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 250ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 350g pasta
  • 150g mascarpone cheese


  1. Add the tinned tomatoes, vegetable stock, balsamic vinegar and dried basil to a saucepan.
  2. Bring to the boil then simmer on low for 15 minutes.
  3. In the meantime cook the pasta according to the package instructions in another saucepan.
  4. Once the sauce is ready, remove from the heat and mix in the mascarpone cheese until completely melted.
  5. Drain the pasta and mix in with the tomato and mascarpone sauce.
  6. Serve immediately.


If you don’t intend to eat all the sauce at once, then it can be stored in a sealed jar or covered bowl in the fridge for up to 2 days.

It can also be frozen and defrosted overnight in the fridge.