Pasta Sauce Recipes

Dress up your noodles with these homemade pasta sauce recipes.

Add Filter

Slow-Cooker Short Rib Ragu over Pappardelle

An irresistible sauce gives this beef another dimension of flavor. Nearly any starchy side, such as potatoes or polenta, will work in place of the pasta.
Short ribs are my crowd-pleaser weekend meal for all occasions. —Missy Raho, Morristown, New Jersey

Meat Sauce for Spaghetti

Here's a thick, hearty sauce that turns ordinary spaghetti and garlic bread into a filling feast. When I'm in a...


Spicy Spaghetti Sauce

I appreciate the fact that this hearty pasta sauce is quick to assemble and cooks in just a few hours....


Italian Sausage Marinara with Penne

Fill your house with the warm, wonderful aroma of this rich, bold-flavored sauce. It’s my first original recipe and a...


All-Purpose Meat Sauce

I learned how to make meat sauce by experimenting with different herbs and spices...my husband does not like bland food!...

Zippy Spaghetti Sauce

This thick and hearty sauce goes a long way to fill my hungry family. They enjoy any leftovers ladled over...


Southern Barbecue Spaghetti Sauce

I revamped our favorite sloppy joe recipe into this thick spaghetti sauce that simmers in the slow cooker. The flavor...

Tangy Meat Sauce

This is the best meat sauce I’ve ever tried. It’s economical, timely and absolutely delicious. I often prepare batches for...


Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

Loaded with fresh vegetables and herbs, this hearty, meatless sauce is a perfect way for gardeners to make delicious use...


Polenta Rounds with Sausage Ragout

“Fried polenta is fabulous with an endless variety of toppings inspired not only from Italian, but other cuisines, like Mexican...


Italian Sausage & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Flavor-packed sausage and sun-dried tomatoes are sure to liven up any simple pasta dish. I have a feeling that once...

Chunky Roasted Tomatoes

Vine-ripened tomatoes roast up into a versatile sauce that's excellent over pasta, grilled chicken and fish or on toasted French...