Pasta Sauce Recipes

Dress up your noodles with these homemade pasta sauce recipes.

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Homemade Marinara Sauce

This quick and easy homemade marinara sauce is my kids' favorite. It works fantastic with spaghetti, and my kids love it in meatball subs, too. —Cara Bjornlie, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Marinara

My mother, who was Italian American, called marinara sauce "gravy." She made this marinara sauce recipe in big batches several...


Pasta Napolitana

This is the ultimate meat lovers sauce and is my copycat version of The Cheesecake Factory's pasta. Rich and hearty,...


Garden Vegetable Tomato Sauce

I make this vegetable tomato sauce regularly and store containers of it in my freezer. It's a tasty substitute for...


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The Best Marinara Sauce

I developed this recipe with a friend to make the most of a bumper crop of tomatoes. Now we like...

23 Lovely Linguine Recipes

Beautiful narrow ribbons of pasta shine in these linguine recipes. Italian night has never tasted so amazing.


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...

Slow-Cooker Clam Sauce

Serve this delectable clam sauce as a hot dip for holiday get-togethers. The sauce is bright and fresh with pasta,...


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Chunky Chicken Cacciatore

This healthy pasta recipe is so versatile! Look in your fridge for anything else you want to throw in,...


Vegetable Pasta Sauce

A cousin of mine in Minnesota was the first one in our family to make this meatless spaghetti sauce. She...


Meaty Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

Marinated artichokes, celery and green pepper are wonderful additions to this hearty spaghetti sauce. Don’t be afraid of leftovers—this tangy...

Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce

When my mom and I cooked spaghetti squash with meat sauce, all we could do was grin and say "Wow!"...


Chicken Spaghetti Supper

Instead of chicken breasts, try cut-up chicken or even browned turkey in her main dish. it's also interesting to try...


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Homemade Ravioli

I love to bake and cook, especially Italian dishes like this homemade ravioli recipe. In fact, my idea of a...


Hearty Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

After years of experimenting, my mom has perfected her hearty spaghetti sauce recipe. It's excellent served with a tossed salad...


Hearty Ragu Bolognese

My robust ragu combines ground beef, sausage and chicken. Serve it over any type of pasta or baked or fried...

Beef Bolognese with Linguine

After much research, tasting and tweaking, I finally came up with this beef bolognese recipe, based on a dish from...


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...


Mushroom-Beef Spaghetti Sauce

“I got the recipe for this sauce in a recipe exchange and wish I could credit the person who gave...


Chicken Penne Alfredo

Cream cheese just might steal the show here. Combined with chicken, penne pasta, veggies and savory
seasoning, it makes...


Meaty Spaghetti Sauce

My homemade spaghetti sauce got rave reviews, but it was so time-consuming to make on the stovetop. My family loves...


Spicy Spaghetti Sauce

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


Weeknight Pasta Supper

After a long day, I want something that is healthy but also quick to prepare and this pasta dish fits...


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...

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Sausage-Veggie Pasta Sauce

With this recipe, I can sneak so many vegetables past my young sons—and they even ask for seconds! Plus, it...


Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce

“Mom made this when we were kids, and it was always my first choice for birthday dinners,” recalls Kristy Hawkes...


Big-Batch Spaghetti Sauce

This hearty, old-fashioned spaghetti sauce will satisfy even the largest appetite. It may look like a lot of work, but...



Turkey Spaghetti Sauce

This is rich, homey and flavorful, but lower in sodium than jarred meat sauce. Jennifer Kolb — Overland Park, Kansas


Chunky Spaghetti Sauce

When your hungry clan requests, "Spaghetti, please!", you'll be happy to oblige with this simple savory sauce. It proves appetizingly...