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10 Dishes to Make with Marinara Sauce

You probably have a jar in your cabinet, so grab it and get cooking!

By Michael Tyrrell

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We've created speedy recipes for meat loaf, lasagna, soup, pork chops, fish, and more with everyone's favorite sauce. Try one of our picks, we sampled a dozen to come up with the best of the bunch.

Kid-pleasing, mild and sweet; ultra-smooth texture.
90 calories, 4g fat, 580mg sodium

A just-right balance of sweet and tangy.
100 calories, 5g fat, 550mg sodium

Newman's Own
Thick, zesty, with an appealing herb accent.
70 calories, 2g fat, 510mg sodium

Assertive tomato taste, could easily pass for homemade.
74 calories, 4g fat, 400mg sodium

Chunky, with well-rounded flavor and hint of black pepper.
80 calories, 3g fat, 640mg sodium

Rao's Homemade
Rich, strong olive oil accent; restaurant quality; thin consistency.
80 calories, 5g fat, 350mg sodium

Looking for other ways to jazz up basic marinara? Stir in prosciutto and fresh sage or pine nuts and dried mushrooms.

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