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Tomato Mascarpone Sauce

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This tomato mascarpone sauce is an easy savoury mascarpone recipe and is quick to make. A great low carb sauce served with fish, chicken or vegetables. Slather some over low carb noodles.

Mascarpone is not just for tiramisu! It makes a great savoury sauce too. The sauce is a delicious creamy sauce with the flavour of dill and tomato which always goes well together. I like the slight sharpness of the lemon to balance out the sweetness of the sauce. Taste the sauce as you make it and adjust to your own taste.

tomato, dill and mascarpone sauce

Many years ago, back when we lived in the UK we use to enjoy this mascarpone sauce with pasta. It was my quick go-to sauce when we arrived home after a hard day and needed instant comfort food. No pasta for us now, but we still enjoy this sauce with low carb noodles and fish. The Chief Taster’s favourite use of the sauce is with a Mahi Mahi recipe I bake for him.

mahi mahi in a tomato mascarpone sauce


Mascarpone is an Italian cream cheese but has creamier texture like a thick double cream. It’s known as the main ingredient in tiramisu. Made from just whole cream and tartaric acid you could make it yourself.

For the tomato element of this mascarpone sauce I use tomato paste for an easy option. I’ve also made this sauce with a few spoons of marinara sauce and another batch with sun-dried tomatoes, blended in a processor. Whatever tomato you use, the most important ingredient to me is the dill. The dill really does give the sauce a great flavour and without it would just be a creamy tomato sauce.

mascarpone sauce


Keep the tomato mascarpone sauce in the fridge in an air tight container and it should last about 3 to 5 days.  It’s a great sauce to have on hand to use with chicken and fish dishes or simply serve with a bowl of zucchini noodles.  Sprinkle some Parmesan cheese on top and voila! Dinner is served!


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mascarpone sauce

Tomato Mascarpone Sauce

An easy tomato mascarpone sauce to serve with fish, vegetables and chicken.
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Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Easy Sauces
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 76kcal
Author: Angela Coleby


  • 6 oz mascarpone
  • 3 tablespoons dill, fresh chopped
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste no sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Place all the ingredients in a small saucepan and gently heat.
  • Stir until the tomato paste is combined. Season to taste.
  • Serve warm and store in a sealed container in the fridge.


The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1.4g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 0.2g
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