This competition is now closed Best pasta sauce recipes Magazine subscription - Try 5 issues for £5 Easy Coat your pappardelle or spaghetti in rich, slow-cooked ragu, fresh and speedy pesto, spicy tomato sauce and more March 31, 2020 at 4:27 pm Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Whatsapp Email to a friend Advertisement Looking for a tomato pasta sauce? Want to make the perfect pesto? Try our easy homemade pasta sauces below, then check out our guide to make your own pasta dough from scratch here. Want to take your pasta dish to the next level? Make a meal of it and pair with a classic negroni cocktail (recipe here), then serve one of these Italian desserts. Advertisement Ingredients We use tomatoes, Parmesan, basil and more Easy bolognese sauce Our all-in-one baked bolognese is super simple, low in calories, requires very little preparation time and tastes amazing. Homemade pesto sauce Pesto is pasta's very best friend. Make it as good as possible with fresh basil, pine nuts, olive oil and parmesan. Béchamel sauce for lasagne The secret to a perfectly smooth béchamel sauce is to add the milk slowly, and whisk vigorously in between each addition. This means the roux can fully absorb into the milk. Take your time! Use this sauce to make our classic lasagne. Spaghetti and meatballs Check out this recipe for the Italian classic, spaghetti and meatballs, packed with plenty of flavour and topped with nutty parmesan. Cacio e pepe sauce This classic Tuscan pasta sauce made using black pepper and Parmesan cheese is super simple but extremely indulgent. This iconic recipe comes from Borough Market's Padella. Smoky sausage ragu The best sausage pasta sauce. Add a hint of smoked paprika and fennel seeds for a much more interesting sauce than you can buy in the shops. Pea and mint pesto sauce This fresh-flavoured pasta sauce is super quick and easy – perfect to throw together for the family after work. Pine nuts add a bit of welcome crunch to the pesto sauce. Chilli tomato pasta sauce Try this prawn linguine recipe for a simple tomato sauce with a chilli kick. It's so delicious you'll forget that you're being virtuous. One-pot tomato and basil pasta Pasta and sauce all cooked in one pot? Sounds mad but it works. Try Sabrina Fauda-Rôle's tomato and basil pasta recipe tonight. Mushroom bolognese sauce Make your bolognese sauce meat-free with a rich ragu of dried porcini and chestnut mushrooms and plenty of vegetables. A low-fat, vegan meal. Sicilian pistachio sauce Have a go at our Sicilian pistachio pasta sauce, one of the most divine pasta dishes the island has to offer. The ingredients are simple and it's ready in 20 minutes. One-pot pasta with goat’s cheese and spinach This recipe combines wilted spinach and soft goat's cheese to create a creamy and rich sauce. Garnish with some extra parmesan and enjoy as a super simple midweek meal. Best spaghetti bolognese We've perfected a true family favourite and even have tips on how to easily make it in a slow cooker. This recipe is the ultimate hearty midweek comfort food. Slow and low goat ragu with orecchiette Check out this rich and flavoursome melt-in-the-mouth goat ragu. It may take a little time but you're sure to impress. Tags Pasta Easy Dinner Birthday Father's Day Mother's Day Valentine's day Advertisement You may also like Entertain Best homemade pasta recipes Best ever Best ever orzo recipes Guides Which oils to use London Best pasta restaurants in London Quick and Easy Prawn spaghetti with tomato, chilli and basil 20 mins serves 2 Entertain Creamy sprouts and pancetta spaghetti 30 mins serves 2 Quick and Easy 4 quick and easy meatball meals Check each recipe below Baking and desserts Best Italian desserts Sign up to receive recipe inspiration and foodie openings Sign up to receive recipe inspiration and foodie openings Thanks! Enjoy cooking, eating and exploring! Already have an account with us? Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences Sign in Register Sign me up! By entering your details, you are agreeing to olive magazine terms and conditions. You can unsubscribe at any time.