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10 Things to Make with Pasta Sauce

Supper's saved with jarred pasta sauce in your pantry, and we're not just talking about Italian night! Use this surprisingly versatile staple to make pork chops, saucy eggs and even shepherd's pie.

Shepherd's Hamburger Pie

"This is perfect! I was nervous: spaghetti sauce and mashed potatoes sounded strange, but it was great. The kids loved the crust!"


Spicy Sloppy Italian Joes

"We loved this open-faced version of sloppy joes! I had some Texas toast in the freezer I wanted to use up, and this was a great way to do it."

-Ginny Sue

Chicken Parmesan

"WOW! This is an incredible recipe! It is very easy to prepare. This is absolutely the best Italian dinner I have ever had — and I frequent Italian restaurants! My husband and two sons devoured this. Everyone should make this recipe!"


Pepperoni Casserole

"This recipe was delicious! Definitely a kid-pleaser. It was pretty easy to make and didn't take too long — both huge pluses for my family."


Pork Chops With Lemony Bread Crumbs

"Great chops! We really enjoyed the little bites of lemon zest in the topping. This was so simple and good."


Poached Eggs a La Romana

"These eggs were wonderful! It's such a great idea to use spaghetti sauce to poach the eggs."

-Ginny Sue

Stuffed Pepper Soup

"This recipe makes good use of ready-to-serve long grain and wild rice. Plus, it's ready to eat in 30 minutes!"

-Julie B's Hive

Chicken Cacciatore Stew (Slow Cooker)

"I like to make this on cold wintry days. It's really simple and smells good while it's cooking. Sometimes I leave out the beans and add another jar of sauce."


Easy Baked Ravioli Casserole

"This is a hearty, easy casserole that comes out something like a cross between lasagna and ravioli. It's great tasting and filling at the same time, and it reheats nicely for lunch the next day!"

-Lavender Lynn

Cheese & Spinach Stuffed Portobellos

"SO GOOD! I made this for dinner tonight and wasn't disappointed! This really is the kind of dish I'd expect to be served in a restaurant, yet it was simple to put together."