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.
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.
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The rich flavors in this simple, yet delicious, pasta sauce meld together as it simmers.
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.
This make-ahead pesto accents grilled fish and poultry. If Mexican grating cheese is not available, substitute fresh Parmesan cheese.
You won't miss the meat when you have a thick, rich, and varied mixture of beans, tomatoes, and sweet peppers topping the pasta.
Mussels, shrimp, and squid simmer in a homemade tomato-wine sauce that's served over pasta in this main-dish recipe.
Feta cheese and kalamata olives give this pesto its Greek flavor. It's tasty over pasta and vegetables. If you have extra basil, make up several batches of this recipe to store in the freezer.
An Italian pasta favorite with a traditional creamy white sauce that blends Parmesan cheese and whipped cream.
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.
A combination of turkey bacon and beef give this pasta sauce real staying power while a splash of red wine deepens the flavor.
Keep this pesto on hand in the freezer so it's always ready when you need it.
The combination of creamy alfredo, sophisticated scallops and crisp-tender asparagus make this an elegant dinner option.
Bolognese sauce is a hearty Italian meat and vegetable sauce flavored with red wine and cream.