We dare you to find a picky eater who doesn’t love pasta. These meat sauce recipes for pasta are guaranteed crowd-pleasers. From classic spaghetti bolognese, to a spicy beef bucatini, there’s a recipe here that everyone will love.
Penne Pasta & Beef Bolognese with Pecorino Cheese
Bolognese is a classic Italian meat sauce. Our quick-cooking version is built on beef, celery, onions, and carrots, and topped with Pecorino Romano for a salty kick.
Pasta & Chicken Bolognese with Kale
Try a twist on tradition! In this lighter meat sauce, we swapped chicken in for beef and added a helping of kale.
Cavatelli Pasta & Pork Ragù with Parmesan
Top cavatelli pasta with rich pork ragù—a classic Italian meat sauce—for a warming but simple dinner. We added currants to this version for a sweet-savory twist.
Spiced Beef & Bucatini Pasta with Zucchini
Calabrian chile past brings a fruity kick to this comforting beef and bucatini dish.
Pasta Bolognese with Garlic Ricotta
Add creamy contrast to the hearty flavors of this dish by topping it with a generous dollop of garlic ricotta.
Bucatini Bolognese with Brussels Sprouts
Tender leaves of Brussels sprouts, stirred in with the pasta, add a fall touch to the dish. Fresh basil lends its sweet, peppery fragrance.
Beef Bolognese with Cheesy Garlic Bread
Lumaca Rigata is the perfect pasta for Bolognese. Its ridges and pockets hold on to plenty of meat sauce.
Simple Spaghetti Bolognese
It doesn’t get much more satisfying and comforting than spaghetti bolognese. Our aromatic tomato and meat sauce gets its classic richness (and heft) from ground pork.
Creamy Beef Ragù with Spinach and Cheddar Cheese
Bold beef and cheddar are balanced by the tang of tomatoes in this rich ragù.
Cavatappi & Beef Ragù with Sweet Peppers
This ragù gets its vibrant flavor from garlic, red pepper flakes, and piquant capers. For a silky texture, it’s finished with butter, stirred in just before serving.
Ditali Pasta & Beef Ragù with Eggplant
In this recipe, fresh cherry tomatoes (red or yellow) and eggplant lend a seasonal touch to beef ragù.
Beyond Beef™ Vegetarian Bolognese
Sauté carrots and red onion with plant-based ground Beyond Beef™ to create a meat-free bolognese sauce.
Pasta & Pork Bolognese with Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts, browned on the stovetop before adding, bring out a subtle nutty sweetness in this pork meat sauce.
Still craving pasta? Try making our chef’s favorite Pasta al Limone.