Looking to up your pasta game? Check out these easy and flavorful homemade pasta sauces. From Pistachio Pesto to 5-Minute Alfredo - there's a little something for everyone.
As you all know by now, I'm a bit of a pasta addict. I could seriously eat it every single day.
But even I get tired of the same old marinara sauce. So I've pulled together a few of my favorite pasta sauces here. Perfect for mixing things up a bit!
There are traditional tomato sauces, creamy pasta sauces, creative spins on pesto sauce, and even Asian-inspired sauces. So pick your favorite pasta - and load it up with one of these creations!
Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes
Here are all my favorite tasty and creative homemade pasta sauce recipes.
Easy Rosé Pasta Sauce
This simple and creamy rose pasta sauce only requires a few minutes and a handful of ingredients to pull together. In fact, you probably already have these ingredients in your kitchen. It's light and flavorful, and perfect for pasta!
Freezable Homemade Tomato Sauce
This simple homemade tomato sauce is way easier than it looks. And it's freezable - you can cook up a large batch and store it in the freezer for several months. Perfect for meal prep!
Vodka Pasta Sauce
This quick and easy vodka sauce is loaded with flavor and ready in just 15 minutes! It's a simple way to spice up your next bowl of pasta. It's so crazy easy to throw together and packed with loads of homemade flavor.
5-Minute Vegan Alfredo Sauce
This easy vegan alfredo sauce is made from cashews! And it's so rich and creamy, you would never know it's 100% vegan. Perfect for a big bowl of fettucine alfredo - yum!
Roasted Vegetarian Puttanesca Sauce
This veggie-packed version of traditional Puttanesca Sauce packs a whole lot of flavor. The secret ingredient is the roasted fresh tomatoes. Yum!
Mushroom Marinara Sauce
This Vegan Mushroom Marinara Sauce is packed with hearty mushrooms and savory flavor from garlic, red wine, and fresh herbs. Load up your stock pot and let it simmer to delicious perfection.
Frozen Pesto Cubes
These frozen pesto cubes are a meal prep dream. Just mix up a batch of fresh, homemade pesto and freeze them in a muffin tin. Ta-dah! Fresh pesto anytime you need it.
Nut-Free Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
This sun-dried tomato pesto is packed with healthy greens and loaded with flavor from sunflower seeds, basil and a touch of balsamic vinegar. It's vegan and nut free too!
Walnut and Sun Dried Tomato Pesto
Here's another version of a Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto that's completely different than the one above. It's packed with flavor from crunchy walnuts, garlic, parsley, and lemon juice.
Vegan Bolognese Sauce
This Italian inspired Vegan Bolognese Sauce is super hearty thanks to the soy based TVP, which gives it a meaty texture. And it takes just a fraction of the time to make compared to traditional bolognese!
Homemade Tomato Sauce
Here's another freezer-friendly homemade tomato sauce made with fresh tomatoes, garlic, and herbs. It smells amazing, tastes delicious, and you won't believe how simple it is to make with just a handful of fresh ingredients.
You only need 5 minutes to make this traditional style Vegan Pesto! This vegan pesto sauce is flavored with olive oil, basil, and - of course - some garlic. You won't even miss the cheese in this flavorful vegan sauce.
5-Minute Thai Peanut Sauce
This quick and easy Thai Peanut Sauce is creamy, savory, and sweet! Full of flavor, made with just a few simple ingredients and fast to put together. It takes only 5 minutes from start to finish! This is perfect over your favorite Asian-style noodles.
Spinach and Basil Pesto
This healthy spin on traditional pesto is packed full of healthy spinach and fresh basil. It's tasty, fresh, and easy to pull together in just a few minutes.
Healthy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce
This vegan cauliflower Alfredo sauce is creamy, dreamy, and way lighter than the original recipe. Traditional Alfredo sauce is made with lots of butter, heavy cream, and a mountain of Parmesan cheese. But this version uses cauliflower to lighten things up - with delicious results!
This is a creative and tasty alternative to standard pesto. The arugula, also know as rocket, adds an extra bit of spice. And the pistachios add an intense and delicious flavor!
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