Sauces & Rubs

Completely Keto Cheesy Tomato Sauce

In a small, sunlit kitchen overlooking a bustling cityscape, Julia, a dedicated keto lifestyle follower with a deep love for Italian cuisine, faced a culinary conundrum. She longed for the rich, comforting flavors of her favorite pasta dishes but needed to adhere to her keto guidelines. Undeterred and fueled by her passion for cooking, Julia set out to create a sauce that would bring the essence of Italy to her keto table: the Completely Keto Cheesy Tomato Sauce.

Crafting her masterpiece, Julia began with a base of no sugar added marinara sauce, enriching it with a cup of heavy cream for a luxuriously smooth texture. A teaspoon of Swerve Brown Sweetener was added to balance the acidity of the tomatoes, while a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil brought a subtle richness to the mix. The aromatic blend of basil and oregano, combined with the sharpness of freshly chopped garlic, infused the sauce with the authentic flavors of a traditional Italian kitchen. The finishing touch, a generous sprinkle of shredded cheese, melted into the sauce, creating a velvety, indulgent concoction perfectly seasoned with Pink Himalayan Salt and freshly ground black pepper.

The sauce quickly became a staple in Julia’s culinary repertoire, served over spiralized zucchini noodles for a keto-friendly take on spaghetti, layered between slices of grilled eggplant for a sumptuous lasagna, or simply as a dip for fresh, crisp vegetables. Each dish was a testament to Julia’s creativity and her commitment to maintaining her keto lifestyle without sacrificing flavor.

As word of Julia’s Completely Keto Cheesy Tomato Sauce spread among her friends and family, it became more than just a recipe; it was a bridge between tradition and innovation, proving that with a little ingenuity, even the most cherished flavors could be enjoyed on any dietary path. It wasn’t just the sauce that was celebrated but the spirit of adaptation and the joy of sharing a delicious, health-conscious meal with loved ones.

Completely Keto Cheesy Tomato Sauce

Course: Sauces & Rubs
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesy tomato sauce, keto cheesy tomato sauce
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 people


  • 1 cup no sugar added marinara sauce
  • 1 tsp Swerve Brown Sweetener
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
  • black pepper


  1. Heat up the olive oil in a big frying pan.

  2. Lower the flame to low and cook garlic for 60 seconds.

  3. Add the heavy cream, sauce and cheese and bring to a boil.

  4. Lower the flame, season with all the spices and cook for another 5 minutes with occasional stirring.

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