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Our 7 Favorite Jarred Pasta Sauces

From classic marinara to creamy vodka, these delicious store-bought sauces are sure to perk up any dinner dish.

By Ashley Neff

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Rao's Homemade Tomato Basil Sauce
Courtesy of Rao's Homemade
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3 New Ideas for Pasta Sauce

  • Simmer 1 pound trimmed green beans and 2 sliced, seeded Italian frying peppers in 2 cups marinara sauce for 10 minutes, until tender.

  • Add 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes to 2 cups garden-style pasta sauce. Stir in 1 can whole clams and 1/2 pound shrimp. Simmer 3 minutes. Stir in 1 can crabmeat; serve over cooked linguine.

  • Beat 3 eggs and 2 tablespoons each four-cheese pasta sauce and shredded mozzarella. Pour into a nonstick pan; scramble.

Originally published in June 2010 on

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