The 9 Best Jarred Marinaras You Can Buy in Grocery Stores
Flavor: Has a great balance between sweetness and acidity.
Best with: It’s rich enough to cling well, so go with a long noodle, like fettuccine.
Cost: $2.49 for 24 ounces
Bertolli Traditional Marinara
Flavor: Delivers a lot of roasted notes, which makes it great for things you don’t have time to simmer all day.
Best with: Try it as part of a quick Bolognese—try our 30-minute recipe.
Cost: $2.99 for 24 ounces
Buitoni Marinara Sauce
Flavor: Found in the refrigerator section, this one is light and fresh.
Best with: Pair it with angel hair and shrimp.
Cost: $4.99 for 15 ounces
Classico Tomato & Basil
Flavor: Classico packs in the chunky veggies and basil.
Best with: It’s perfect for a veggie lasagna.
Cost: $2.65 for 24 ounces
Giovanni Rana Marinara Sauce
Flavor: Another refrigerated sauce, Giovanni Rana is nicely acidic with a slight hint of heat.
Best with: Toss it with ravioli to balance a rich filling with the bright tomato flavor.
Cost: $3.99 for 15 ounces
Muir Glen Classic Marinara
Flavor: It has great seasoning and is salty in the best way.
Best with: We wanted to match it with mild, pillowy gnocchi.
Cost: $3.49 for 25.5 oz.
Prego Farmer’s Market Classic Marinara
Flavor: This one is for the garlic lovers; it’s wonderfully savory.
Best with: It will stand up to the heavy cheese in a baked ziti.
Cost: $3.99 for 23.5 ounces
Ragu Old World Style Marinara
Flavor: It's a smooth, classic sauce.
Best with: It had us planning an easy-peasy pizza—check out these 10 pizza recipes.
Cost: $1.99 for 24 ounces
Rao’s Homemade Marinara Sauce
Flavor: It has a long-simmered flavor that reminded us of Parmesan rinds and grandma
Best with: Ideal for slow cooking some meatballs—we've got six tasty recipes here.
Cost: $8.99 for 24 ounces