Pasta Sauce Recipes

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Slow-Cooker Short Rib Ragu over Pappardelle

10 reviews

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

Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce

8 reviews

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

Hearty Ragu Bolognese

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

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Garlic Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce

2 reviews

I have reduced grains and other starches in my diet due to health reasons, so I was looking for filling,...

Beef Bolognese with Linguine

20 reviews

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

Meat Sauce for Spaghetti

22 reviews

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

7 reviews

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

Spicy Spaghetti Sauce

4 reviews

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

Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce

22 reviews

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

Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

This was my mother-in-law's recipe and as a bride, my first adventure into serious cooking. I enjoy spending the time...

Super Spaghetti Sauce

4 reviews

At my house, we never know how many we'll have for dinner. That's why this spaghetti sauce is one of...

Spaghetti for 100

7 reviews

Spaghetti for 100 comes from Marilyn Monroe of Lansing, Michigan. "A club I belong to used this main dish for...

Spaghetti Sauce

4 reviews

Chock-full of hearty meat and vegetables, this sauce freezes beautifully—so I serve some on the same day I cook it,...

Three-Meat Spaghetti Sauce

7 reviews

“I simmer this hearty sauce in large batches, freeze it and use it for spaghetti, lasagna, mostaccioli and pizza,” writes...

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Slow-Cooker Spaghetti & Meatballs

34 reviews

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

Italian Meat Sauce

3 reviews

This robust home-style pasta sauce from Candi Johnsen of West Plains, Missouri tastes just as good after it's been frozen.

Turf ‘n’ Surf with Pesto Sauce Pasta

Three ingredients are all you need to whip up this speedy dessert from Vicki Vermillion of Carrollton, Texas. You can...

Beef Mushroom Spaghetti Sauce

1 review

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

Savory Spaghetti Sauce

65 reviews

This fresh-tasting spaghetti sauce is a real crowd-pleaser. I rely on this flavorful recipe often. It tastes especially good in...

Beefy Taco Sauce

This nicely seasoned sauce can be used as a filling for tacos and burritos. Or serve it over baked potatoes.—Linda...

Italian Pasta Sauce

7 reviews

As a special part of their wedding buffet, my daughter Kris' husband fixed a big batch of this thick flavorful...

Meat Sauce for Pasta

3 reviews

"I freeze a batch of this chunky sauce when I know I'll be entertaining weekend guests," says Alberta McKay of...

Big-Batch Beef Sauce

5 reviews

"I prepare this beef mixture on weekends when I have a little more time," relates Debbie Hodge of Kitscoty, Alberta....

Zippy Spaghetti Sauce

11 reviews

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

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Bacon and Pepper Pasta

3 reviews

I serve this snappy combination as either a main dish or a side dish. It gets its fresh flavor and...

Three-Meat Sauce

2 reviews

"This authentic Italian spaghetti sauce recipe is a longtime family favorite," relates Lillian Di Senso of Lake Havasu City, Arizona....

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Stamp-of-Approval Spaghetti Sauce

114 reviews

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

Spaghetti Meatball Supper

3 reviews

It was such a joy to come home and find my mom making spaghetti and meatballs for dinner. This recipe...

Super Easy Spaghetti Sauce

At my house, we never know how many we'll have for dinner. That's why this spaghetti sauce is one of...