Recipes to Make Using a Jar of Pasta Sauce

Try one of Food Network Magazine's ideas for dishes made with a jar of pasta sauce.

Photo By: Victor Schrager

Photo By: Victor Schrager

Photo By: Victor Schrager

Photo By: Victor Schrager

Photo By: Victor Schrager

Cream of Tomato Soup (No. 12)

Sauté chopped fresh herbs in butter; add 1 jar pasta sauce, 2 cups water, 1/2 cup heavy cream and a pinch of nutmeg; simmer for 5 minutes.

Eggs in Purgatory (No. 18)

Simmer 1 cup pasta sauce in a small skillet. Crack in 2 eggs, cover and cook until the whites set; top with pepper and grated parmesan cheese.

Pizza Potato (No. 21)

Make a deep slit in baked potatoes, then stuff with some pasta sauce, chopped pepperoni and shredded mozzarella; bake at 400 degrees until the cheese melts.

Taleggio Panini (No. 31)

Spread pasta sauce between 2 slices of crusty bread and top with taleggio cheese; cook in a buttered skillet or panini press.

Bloody Marys (No. 42)

Mix 6 ounces vodka, 1 cup pasta sauce, 1/2 cup water, 6 tablespoons lime juice and 1 tablespoon horseradish in a pitcher; season with celery salt, Worcestershire and hot sauce.