Tomato Pasta Sauce Recipes

Every tomato-based pasta sauce recipe you could want, from Bolognaise to marinara!

Staff Picks

Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

Rating: 4.54 stars
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This is a recipe I got from my mother years ago -- it's great.

Best Marinara Sauce Yet

Rating: 4.67 stars
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This is a very easy homemade red sauce, and the only one my 5 year old daughter will eat! Serve with your favorite pasta.

Nana's Slow Cooked Meaty Tomato Sauce

Rating: 4.74 stars
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Although my grandma was Danish, she was famous for her slow-cooked Italian tomato sauce. It cooks a long time, but is well worth the wait.

Very Special Spaghetti Sauce

Rating: 4.46 stars
109
This is very meaty and not near as acid as most sauces. It's really worth the time. It makes a very large batch, so I often freeze half.

Restaurant Style Spaghetti Sauce

Rating: 4.36 stars
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A delicious spaghetti sauce with red wine, Italian sausage, garlic and onions. The best I have ever had -- easy and delicious! Use a large, flat-bottomed saucepan so that the flavors can mingle.

Frank's Famous Spaghetti Sauce

Rating: 4.28 stars
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Years of experimenting with many recipes has yielded this recipe that is thick and meaty, yet easy and quick to prepare.

Chunky Marinara Sauce

Rating: 4.47 stars
178
You'll love this Marinara sauce! This is great with fried eggplant or meatballs. I'm sure you could add ground meat if you wanted to make a meat sauce.

Tomato-Cream Sauce for Pasta

Rating: 4.57 stars
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Serve over your favorite pasta. Absolutely delicious and so easy to make!

Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

Rating: 4.53 stars
194
A delicious sauce made with fresh tomatoes and fresh basil. A late summer delight!

Arrabbiata Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars
475
Spicy and delicious. Ideal on penne pasta.

Courtney's Three Tomato Pasta Sauce

Rating: 4.82 stars
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A hearty and simple Italian dish with a zesty touch! This recipe will win over your Valentine!

Marinara with White Wine

Rating: 4.67 stars
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This is a rich marinara with white wine and anchovies. It's rather soupy, so simmer it as long as it takes to reach your desired consistency.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Homemade Tomato Sauce
Rating: Unrated
333
"Great recipe. Easy to follow for a first-timer like myself." – Morningloria
Sugo Rosso (Red Sauce)
Rating: Unrated
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"The only thing I would do differently is to add one or two more tomatoes because it was so good and gone too fast!" – jenwilhar

Spaghetti Sauce with Ground Beef

Rating: 4.67 stars
1345

This recipe has been handed down from my mother. It is a family favorite and will not be replaced! (Definite husband pleaser!)