Pasta Sauce

A constant in Italian cooking, a homemade pasta sauce has many uses. Recipes such as Triple-Cheesy Pasta Sauce will add some pizzazz to your next homemade Italian dish.

See Popular Pasta Sauce Recipes

Penne with Roasted Red Pepper Marinara


Learn how to create a quick, homemade roasted red pepper marinara to dress up your pasta and impress guests.

How to Make Pasta Sauce

Jarred pasta sauces have come a long way, but, still, none of them hold a candle to homemade. If you've been relying on jarred stuff because you don't think you have the time or skills to learn how to make pasta sauce from scratch, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the recipe below.

Mama's Marinara

Better Homes and Gardens

The rich flavors in this simple, yet delicious, pasta sauce meld together as it simmers.

Spaghetti Squash Alfredo


It looks like Fettuccine Alfredo, but it's actually spaghetti squash, baked to perfection and tossed with a creamy Swiss cheese sauce.

Total: 1 hr 5 mins

Creamy Blush Sauce with Turkey and Penne

Prego Italian Sauce

Turkey simmers slowly with Prego® Mushroom and Green Pepper Italian Sauce to serve over pasta with a pinch of red pepper and a touch of cream and Parmesan cheese.

Total: 7 hrs 20 mins

Spaghetti wtih Cilantro Pesto and Pumpkin Seeds


This 6-ingredient dinner dish comes together super fast and features a flavorful variation on the traditional pesto. Not a cilantro fan? Try basil or parsley instead.

Linguine with Creamy Alfredo Sauce

Swanson Broth & Stock

You can really taste the garlic and Parmesan cheese flavors in this creamy, quick-cooking pasta dish because the sauce is made with chicken stock instead of cream.

Total: 25 mins

Penne with Creamy Vodka Sauce

Prego Italian Sauce

This recipe will win you many accolades with its bright, luscious sauce.

Total: 25 mins

Southwestern Pesto

Better Homes and Gardens

This make-ahead pesto accents grilled fish and poultry. If Mexican grating cheese is not available, substitute fresh Parmesan cheese.

Total: 15 mins

Slow Cooker Meaty Italian Spaghetti Sauce

Betty Crocker

Here's a crowd-pleasin' sauce everyone will love!

Total: 8 hrs 15 mins

Dinner Tonight: Spicy Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce

Try this spicy slow cooker tomato sauce (with bacon!) to liven up your usual weeknight dinners. It's flavorful, comforting, and pairs very well with pasta.

Tortellini Arrabbiata

Family Circle

Pesto Beans and Pasta

Better Homes and Gardens

You won't miss the meat when you have a thick, rich, and varied mixture of beans, tomatoes, and sweet peppers topping the pasta.

Spaghetti Frutti Di Mare

Midwest Living

Mussels, shrimp, and squid simmer in a homemade tomato-wine sauce that's served over pasta in this main-dish recipe.

Fettuccine Alfredo

Betty Crocker

So much flavor from such a simple sauce. This classic Alfredo made of butter, cream and Parmesan cheese is perfect for fettuccine.

Total: 25 mins

Fettuccine Alfredo

Better Homes and Gardens

An Italian pasta favorite with a traditional creamy white sauce that blends Parmesan cheese and whipped cream.

Total: 35 mins

Classic Genovese Pesto

Better Homes and Gardens

Pine nuts are traditionally added to pesto, but you can substitute walnuts or almonds for this easy sauce. To bring out the full flavor of the nuts, toast them in a dry skillet before processing.

Total: 20 mins
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