Easy Pasta-Sauce Suppers

Who doesn't enjoy a pasta sauce made from vine-ripened tomatoes and simmered slowly on the stove? But chopping those tomatoes is time-consuming—and getting the right balance of seasonings can be tricky. Our ready-to-use sauces, prepared with garden-fresh ingredients, make it easy to savor the homemade goodness of Italian-style sauces in a fraction of the time.

Whether enriched with pecorino romano cheese or enlivened with chili peppers, these sauces offer myriad possibilities for the home cook. Combine them with a few fresh ingredients of your own and in short order, you'll turn out delicious Italian fare.

Of course, the sauces are a natural paired with spaghetti and fettuccine. Just add a handful of chopped fresh herbs, such as basil or parsley, and a drizzle of fruity olive oil. For a more substantial dish, toss in some grilled shrimp or chunks of roasted chicken.

Our sauces have other creative uses as well, as you'll discover with the simple recipes featured here. You can transform chicken breasts into Italian favorites like cacciatore and parmigiana, or prepare a comforting meal of sausages simmered in a spicy sauce, served atop creamy polenta. Ideal for busy weeknight suppers, these recipes are also suitable for casual entertaining. It's a great way to take shortcuts in the kitchen without sacrificing flavor.