10 Easy Meals You Can Make With A Jar Of Pasta Sauce

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

On occasions when I only have the time or energy to throw something simple together for dinner, it helps to have a jar of pasta sauce on hand! Store-bought pasta sauce is not only affordable and convenient, but it also opens up a world of delicious possibilities.

In this post, I have some delicious recipes to share with you that all feature pre-made pasta sauce as a star ingredient. By the end of this post, you might just be convinced to keep a stash of pasta sauce in your pantry too!

10 Meals You Can Make With A Jar Of Pasta Sauce

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

1. Pesto Marinara Crockpot Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 4-6 chicken breasts
  • 16 ounces marinara sauce
  • 8 ounces pesto

Directions:

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

Add all ingredients to your slow cooker and cook on low for 6 hours.

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

Shred the chicken, return it to the sauce, and serve warm over pasta.

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

This is a super simple and delicious meal that my family loves. I’m sure yours will love it too!

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

2. Easy Ravioli “Lasagna”

Layered ravioli, cheese, and pasta sauce make a delicious casserole reminiscent of lasagna, but without all the effort. It’s another family favorite, and so easy to make, too!

Below, you’ll find 8 more recipes you can make with a jar of pasta sauce from some of my favorite online recipe sources. Just click the links for full recipes and instructions!

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

3. Italian Pot Roast

From Better Homes and Gardens

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

4. Pizza Baked Potatoes

From Yummly

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

5. Spinach And Ricotta Stuffed Chicken

From For The Love of Cooking

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

6. Italian Baked Eggs

From Damn Delicious

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

7. Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups with Spinach 

From Feasting At Home

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

8. Easy Cheesy Manicotti

From Homemade Hooplah

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

9. Chicken Bacon Swiss Spaghetti Pizza

From Melanie Makes

Things You Can Make With A Jar of Pasta Sauce

10. Chicken Parmesan Enchiladas

From Plain Chicken

What’s your favorite recipe that calls for pasta sauce?

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Jill Nystul (aka Jillee)

Jill Nystul is an accomplished writer and author who founded the blog One Good Thing by Jillee in 2011. With over 30 years of experience in homemaking, she has become a trusted resource for contemporary homemakers by offering practical solutions to everyday household challenges.I share creative homemaking and lifestyle solutions that make your life easier and more enjoyable!

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  • For those of you who don’t eat pasta, I suggest using broccoli pieces. I make pasta for the family and when I drain it, I pour the water over my broccoli that is in a bowl under the colinder which seems to cook it perfectly.

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