Tomato-Cheese Sauce

Serve this easy Tomato-Cheese Sauce over your favorite pasta or in your favorite pasta dish.

This recipe goes with Shrimp Lasagna with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Yield: Makes about 4 cups
Recipe from Coastal Living

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  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour, and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Whisk in milk, bring to a simmer, and cook 6 to 8 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Whisk in tomato paste, and cook 1 minute. Remove pan from heat, and stir in cheese, salt, and pepper.
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