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

Spicy Pork and Butternut Squash Ragu

This recipe is a marvelously spicy combo that's perfect for cooler fall weather and satisfying after a day spent outdoors....


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,...


Taste of Home Logo

Chunky Chicken Cacciatore

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


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...

Steak and Mushroom Sauce

This slow cooker recipe from Lois Hedke is light on ingredients and big on taste. “This is our favorite ‘quickie’”...


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...

Meaty Spaghetti Sauce

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


Red Clam Sauce

This recipe tastes like an Italian restaurant specialty and cooks while you take care of other things. What a marvelous...


Beef Mushroom Spaghetti Sauce

This recipe is the perfect meaty option for a classic Italian dish. I made this meal for the first time...


Italian Meat Sauce with Meatballs

This chunky, meaty sauce has a bit of heat from the sausage and red pepper. It's delicious served over pasta.—Jane...

Herbed Sausage & Tomato Pasta Sauce

I believe in the wisdom of using a wine that you'd be happy to drink for cooking, rather than an...


Mushroom-Beef Spaghetti Sauce

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


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...


Zippy Spaghetti Sauce

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


Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce

I like to serve this homey dish to company and not just because it’s easy and economical. I’d be lost...

Southern Barbecue Spaghetti Sauce

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


Chunky Pasta Sauce

Your kitchen will smell heavenly when it's time to dish up this hearty meal. With beef, pork and lots of...


Slow-Cooking Spaghetti Sauce

This sauce gets a convenient head start from prepared spaghetti sauce. I simply add a few everyday ingredients of my...


Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

I often use Greek olives with the artichoke hearts to add zing to this pasta sauce," says Genie Tosh. "Roast...


Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce

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


Tout icon

Stamp-of-Approval Spaghetti Sauce

My father is very opinionated, especially about food. This recipe received his almost unreachable stamp of approval. I have yet...


Tout icon

Slow-Cooker Spaghetti & Meatballs

I’ve been cooking for more than 50 years and this dish is still one that guests ask for frequently. My...


Slow-Cooked Beef Spaghetti Sauce

Down-home and delicious, this sauce simmers fuss-free for hours, leaving you time to start a spring garden or more. Kim...

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

Save Up To 80%!

Slow-Simmering Pasta Sauce

Spaghetti with sauce is my kids' favorite dinner, so through trial and error, I came up with my own recipe....