Pasta Sauce Recipes

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Best Ever Cashew Cheese Sauce

This is a versatile cashew cheese sauce that's totally plant-based. I use it as a pasta sauce, as a pizza topping, over roasted veggies, on tacos and for grilled cheese. It doesn't reheat well, so I don't suggest making a double batch to use throughout the week. —Max Gregor, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Homemade Marinara Sauce

This quick and easy homemade marinara sauce is my kids' favorite. It works fantastic with spaghetti, and my kids love...


Marinara

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


Garden Vegetable Tomato Sauce

3 reviews

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


This Surprising Ingredient Makes the BEST Vegan Pasta Sauce

Even if you're a meat eater, you'll love this amazingly creamy vegan pasta sauce made with a secret ingredient that's...

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Homemade Ravioli

17 reviews

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


White Cheddar Cheese Sauce

1 review

My go-to cheese recipe is a white cheddar cheese sauce-I make mac and cheese, scalloped potatoes and nachos with it....

Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce

"I turned to soy crumbles when I was trying to reduce the fat and carbs from traditional marinara," explains Green...


Artichoke-Basil Pasta Sauce

2 reviews

"I received this recipe from my college roommate, and it quickly became one of my favorites,” notes Janet Bischof of...


Vegetable Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

4 reviews

Sun-dried tomato spread is a blend of sun-dried tomatoes, tomato paste and olive oil. Use it as a spread on...


Garden Harvest Spaghetti Squash

I was in the grocery store one day and spotted this interesting looking yellow hard squash, the spaghetti squash. I...

Mushroom Bolognese with Whole Wheat Pasta

7 reviews

A traditional Bolognese sauce is meat-based with everything from pork to pancetta. Skipping the meat, I loaded this pasta dish...


No-Cook Herbed Tomato Sauce

2 reviews

This fresh-tasting sauce is wonderful over pasta. It's also a great use of your garden bounty!


Basil Parmesan Pasta Sauce

4 reviews

"As a busy home health nurse, I'm committed to preparing meals that are quick and nutritious," shares Susan Houser of...


Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

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


Herbed Pasta Sauce

1 review

I rely on this garden-fresh pasta sauce instead of any store-bought variety. This is a stand-by all summer long.—Dorothy Angley,...

Chunky Roasted Tomatoes

1 review

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


Basil Spaghetti Sauce

3 reviews

My homemade sauce is packed with fresh tomatoes and assorted seasonings. Folks who sample it never seem to miss the...


Fresh Marinara Sauce

5 reviews

My family loves this zesty meatless sauce served over bow tie pasta. When tomatoes and carrots are ripe and plentiful,...


Mushroom Primavera Pasta Sauce

4 reviews

This meatless meal has plenty of mushrooms and vegetables in a rich tomato sauce. Serve over whole wheat pasta for...


Meatless Spaghetti Sauce

4 reviews

Garden vegetables and a generous sprinkling of herbs liven up this spaghetti sauce. You'll never miss the meat, guarantees Bruce...


Creamy Parmesan Sauce

Try this sauce over a variety of vegetables. It has a wonderful cheesy flavor.—Maria Bacher, Westminster, South Carolina


Big-Batch Marinara Sauce

8 reviews

I typically freeze part of this marinara sauce to have on hand for guests or when I’m craving a comforting...


Garlic Basil Spaghetti Sauce

My homemade sauce is packed with fresh tomatoes and assorted seasonings. Folks who sample it never seem to miss the...

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Pasta with Marinara Sauce

Several fresh tasty ingredients go together in this recipe to make a spectacular summer supper. Spaghetti squash has an interesting...


Quick Marinara

2 reviews

"My husband and I love garlic, so we enjoy this pasta dish often," says Donna Yarham of Springfield, Missouri. Crushed...


Bow Ties with Walnut-Herb Pesto

4 reviews

I can't resist having pasta at least once a week, but I also didn't want the fat and extra calories...


Winter Squash & Blue Cheese Pasta

1 review

Even though I can throw together this supper in record time, it impresses our guests because it looks so elaborate....


Verde Sauce

1 review

This traditional-tasting Verde Sauce will add some beautiful color to your plate. You'll love the robust garlic flavor.
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Homemade Meatless Spaghetti Sauce

17 reviews

When my tomatoes ripen, the first things I make are BLTs and this homemade spaghetti sauce. —Sondra Bergy, Lowell, Michigan