Pasta Sauce Recipes

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    85 Incredible 5-Star Pasta Recipes

    We've gathered up our best pasta recipes all in one place. From cheesy and hearty to fresh and seasonal, these dinners showcase just how versatile noodles can be.

    Garlic Cream Sauce

    This rich, easy garlic cream sauce recipe is requested at every family occasion I attend. Don't be afraid to alter...


    8 Homemade Vegan Pasta Sauce Recipes

    What lies at the heart of every great pasta dish? The sauce, of course! Now, plant-based-eaters can enjoy meatless copycats...


    The Ultimate Guide to Pasta Sauce

    Whether you're craving a traditional tomato sauce, a creamy Alfredo or a summery pesto, we're here to help you make...


    11 Types of Pasta Sauce Everyone Needs to Know

    When it comes to types of pasta sauce, there's way, way more than just marinara and Alfredo. Learn how to...

    How to Make Vegan Alfredo Sauce

    This vegan Alfredo sauce is rich, creamy and full of flavor. It's cashew-based, dairy-free and gluten-free. Pair with pasta for...


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    15 Healthy Pasta Sauce Recipes

    Pasta night just got a little lighter, thanks to these healthy pasta sauce recipes. We have delicious ideas for marinara,...

    Marinara vs. Tomato Sauce: What’s the Difference?

    Confused about the difference between marinara vs. tomato sauce? They're both made with tomatoes, but one is thicker and more...


    How to Make Pesto at Home

    The best way to celebrate fresh basil is to turn this herb into pesto. We'll show you how to make...


    Best Ever Cashew Cheese Sauce

    This is a versatile cashew cheese sauce that's totally plant-based. I use it as a pasta sauce, as a pizza...


    Homemade Marinara Sauce

    3 reviews

    This quick and easy homemade marinara sauce is my kids' favorite. It works fantastic with spaghetti, and my kids love...

    Marinara

    My mother, who was Italian American, called marinara sauce "gravy." She made this marinara sauce recipe in big batches several...


    How to Make Pasta Sauce

    Want to learn how to make pasta sauce? This simple recipe is a great place to start. It's on the...


    How to Make Easy Alfredo Sauce

    Creamy, cheesy and comforting: This easy Alfredo sauce is everything you want in a pasta sauce.


    How to Make Egg Noodles from Scratch

    Homemade egg noodles are not only delicious; they're easy to make, too. Follow this handy step-by-step guide to make fresh...


    Pasta Napolitana

    1 review

    This is the ultimate meat lovers sauce and is my copycat version of The Cheesecake Factory's pasta. Rich and hearty,...

    Garden Vegetable Tomato Sauce

    3 reviews

    I make this vegetable tomato sauce regularly and store containers of it in my freezer. It's a tasty substitute for...


    Simple Pasta Sauce

    1 review

    This is a simple pasta sauce that you can use for more than just spaghetti. Puree this recipe for pizza...


    40 Pasta Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Make

    Craving a delicious dinner? These basic pasta dishes include everything from spaghetti and meatballs to minestrone soup.


    How to Make Shrimp Fra Diavolo

    Love red sauce? You've got to try fra diavolo: a spicy, garlicky recipe that just might be the perfect tomato...


    20 New Twists on Making Spaghetti

    Making spaghetti doesn't always mean marinara and meatballs. Check out 20 different ways to use this pasta—including baked spaghetti, skillet...


    20 Recipes That Start with a Jar of Alfredo Sauce

    Love rich, creamy alfredo sauce? It does so much more than make a great fettuccine alfredo! Check out plenty of...


    Your Guide to Pairing Pasta with Sauce

    Each pasta's shape and texture makes a difference in how your meal tastes. We look at the best pasta for...


    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...

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    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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    31 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Taste Just Like Nonna’s

    Save the jar for a busier night. These homemade pasta sauce recipes, from marinara to Alfredo, will take you straight...


    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...


    Lemon-Garlic Cream Fettuccine

    44 reviews

    I've been making this lemony pasta for the family for years. It's both simple and indulgent enough to make it...


    Pasta Puttanesca

    1 review

    This pasta puttanesca recipe is great for a big gathering. It works well as a starter dish or as a...


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    Fettuccine Carbonara

    20 reviews

    When a man at church found out how much my family likes fettuccine, he shared his Italian grandmother's carbonara recipe...