Pasta Sauce Recipes

Dress up your noodles with these homemade pasta sauce recipes.

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Vegetable Pasta Sauce

3 reviews

A cousin of mine in Minnesota was the first one in our family to make this meatless spaghetti sauce. She passed down the recipe to various relatives over the years, and it’s become a mainstay in my family. With its veggies and great garlic and herb flavor, you don’t miss the meat in this thick sauce.

Chicken Spaghetti Supper

2 reviews

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


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!"...


Red Clam Sauce

10 reviews

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


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...


Italian Sausage Marinara with Penne

5 reviews

Fill your house with the warm, wonderful aroma of this rich, bold-flavored sauce. It’s my first original recipe and a...

Homemade Pasta Sauce

15 reviews

This thick, hearty pasta sauce satisfies my pasta-loving husband much more than store-bought kind. For a change of pace, I...


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...


Spinach Pasta Sauce

3 reviews

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


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...

Zucchini-Tomato Pasta Sauce

1 review

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


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...


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...


Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

3 reviews

Loaded with fresh vegetables and herbs, this hearty, meatless sauce is a perfect way for gardeners to make delicious use...

Chicken Rolls with Pesto Pasta

1 review

Fresh basil (which is available in grocery stores year round) lends terrific flavor to these tasty chicken rolls. As the...


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...


Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce

8 reviews

When my mom made this spaghetti sauce, the house would smell so good that I'd open the windows to torture...


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,...


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...


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,...


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...


Sausage Pasta Sauce

6 reviews

Sweet peppers, onions and garlic give this red sauce its rich flavor, and a little cream gives it a smooth...

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Quick Marinara

2 reviews

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


Pressure-Cooker Sicilian Meat Sauce

4 reviews

People have told me this is better than the gravy their Sicilian grandmothers used to make. But don't tell the...


Low-Sodium Spaghetti Sauce

6 reviews

There are just 57 milligrams of sodium in each cup of this thick fresh-tasting spaghetti sauce created by our Test...


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


Big-Batch Spaghetti Sauce

3 reviews

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


Garden-Fresh Spaghetti

1 review

This thick pasta sauce with fresh-from-the-garden flavor is chock-full of peppers, mushrooms, carrots and onion. "It makes a big batch,...