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...


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...


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....

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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,...


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...

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Garlic Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce

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


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!"...


Red Clam Sauce

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


Big-Batch Marinara Sauce

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

Beef Mushroom Spaghetti Sauce

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


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...


Garlic Basil Spaghetti Sauce

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


Mushroom-Beef Spaghetti Sauce

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


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...


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...


Chicken Penne Alfredo

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


Basil Spaghetti Sauce

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


Parsley Pasta Sauce

This cream-based sauce is a nice change of pace from more traditional red sauces. Use it as a topping for...


Spinach Pasta Sauce

People are always surprised to hear that the "secret" ingredient in this special sauce is to add a touch of...


Hearty Ragu Bolognese

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


Zippy Spaghetti Sauce

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

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Mushroom Primavera Pasta Sauce

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


Zucchini-Tomato Pasta Sauce

“I came up with this recipe after planting too many zucchini plants in our vegetable garden,” writes Joy Turner of...


Spaghetti Meatball Supper

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


Family-Favorite Pasta Sauce

This hearty Italian-style meat sauce has a sweetness that I really love. It’s the recipe I use for spaghetti, lasagna...


Artichoke-Basil Pasta Sauce

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


No-Cook Herbed Tomato Sauce

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