How to Make Homemade Spaghetti Sauce - A Collection of Creative Pasta Sauces

Fettuccine with Avocado is a very easy homemade spaghetti sauce recipe. With the aid of a blender the uncooked sauce, it can be prepared in the time it takes to make the pasta. The sauce has the texture of an Alfredo sauce, minus the cream butted cheese and eggs.

how to make homemade spaghetti sauce

Servings: 6
Time:10 minutes


3 large ripe tomatoes, diced
2 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and diced
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 hot chili pepper, seeded and minced (optional) Juice of 1 large lime
2 tablespoons of chopped fresh cilantro
l teaspoon of ground cumin
1 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
12 ounces of fettuccine
2 scallions, chopped


Combine the tomatoes, avocados, onion, garlic, chili pepper (if desired), lime juice, cilantro, cumin, salt, and pepper in a blender or food processor fitted with a steel blade. Process until liquefied, 5 to 10 seconds. Set aside until the pasta is ready.

In a large saucepan, bring 4 quarts of boiling water over medium-high heat. Place the fettuccine in the boiling water, stir, and return to a boil. Cook until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain in a colander.

Transfer the pasta to warm serving plates and ladle the avocado sauce over the top. Sprinkle with scallions and serve at once.


You can enhance the look and taste of this Fettuccine with Avocado recipe, as well as other recipes with this little variations.

Before adding the sauce to the pasta, toss in seasonal vegetables such as steamed broccoli, green beans, asparagus, or braised greens.

Garnishing is also very important.
Fettuccine noodles are adorned with a velvety sauce of pureed avocados, tomatoes, and a hint of lime.

How To Make Ginger Tomato Sauce

Ginger Tomato Sauce makes an easy and unusual combination and creates a versatile recipe that works well with any shape of pasta.

Servings: 4
Preparation Time:5 minutes


1 pound of pasta, any type
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
2 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh ginger
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 2 fresh plum tomatoes, stemmed and chopped, or one 28 ounces can whole tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped, or two 14-ounce cans of diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon of tomato paste
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
4 whole scallions, thinly sliced


Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and stir a few times to ensure that the pasta does not stick to itself. Boil vigorously for the time recommended on the pasta package or until the pasta is tender.

While the pasta cooks, heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat, add the onion and ginger, and cook until the onion softens about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes bubble vigorously about 4 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste, season with salt and pepper, stir in the scallions and cook for 1 more minute. Drain the pasta and toss it with the sauce in a serving bowl.

How to Make Fettuccine with tomatoes, Shrimp, and Basil

Fettuccine with Tomatoes, Shrimp, and Basil. Who said a simple antipasto recipe can't be an inspiration for Love.

Servings: Four appetizer servings.
Time:10 minutes


1/2 Cup of olive oil
1 Lb. of uncooked, med shrimp, peeled & deveined
4 Lb. of Tomatoes, seeded & coarsely chopped
1/2 Cup chopped fresh basil
1/3 Cup of sliced pitted black olives
3 Large garlic cloves, minced
2 Tablespoon of minced shallots
Pepper, freshly ground
1 Lb. of fettuccini, freshly cooked
Grated Romano cheese


Heat oil in a heavy large skillet over med-high heat. Add shrimp, tomatoes, basil olives, garlic, and shallots.

Season with salt and pepper. Cook until shrimp turn pink, stirring frequently, about 3 minutes.

Place pasta in serving bowl. Pour sauce over and toss. Sprinkle with Romano. Serve immediately.

How To Make Penne with Asparagus and Gorgonzola Sauce

Penne with Asparagus and a soft and creamy Gorgonzola Cheese can convert a simple meal into a Feast for the Gods.

Time:15 minutes


1 1/2 Lb. Asparagus, trimmed, cut 1 1/2 pieces
2 Cups of gorgonzola cheese, crumbled (8 oz.)
3/4 Cup of whipping cream
12 oz. of Penne or rigatoni
2 Teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
Freshly grated parmesan cheese


Cook asparagus pieces in a large pot of boiling water until crisp and tender, about 2 minutes. Rinse asparagus with cold water, drain and set aside.

Place crumbled gorgonzola cheese and whipping cream in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until cheese melts and the mixture is almost smooth, about 4 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until tender, but still firm to bite, stirring pasta occasionally. Drain well and return pasta to pot.

Add cheese sauce to pasta: toss to coat. Mix in asparagus. Drizzle lemon juice over. Season to taste with salt & pepper. Serve, passing Parmesan cheese separately, if desired.

How To Make Farfalle with asparagus and sugar peas

Farfalle with asparagus and sugar peas has to be considered in the list of the appetizers or Antipasto. With Asparagus as the main ingredient, this recipe is meant to be healthy, since folate one of the main nutrients of Asparagus is essential for a healthy cardiovascular system.

Servings: Four appetizer servings.
Time:10 minutes


1 Lb. of asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1 1/2 pieces
1/2 Lb. of bow-tie pasta
1/2 Lb. of sugar snap peas (snow peas) trimmed
3 Tablespoon of olive oil
1/2 Cup of freshly ground parmesan
1 1/2 oz. of Additional freshly grated parmesan cheese


Farfalle with asparagus is another great recipe you must have in your recipe box as a main meal or antipasto and it is very simple to make.

Add asparagus to a large pot of boiling salt water. Cook until just crisp-tender. Transfer to a bowl of cold water using a slotted spoon. Cool asparagus slightly and drain.

Add pasta to same pot of water and boil until just tender, but still firm to bite. Add sugar snap peas and boil for 2 minutes. Add asparagus and heat thoroughly.

Drain well and return pasta-vegetable mixture to the pot. Add oil and toss mixture to coat. Add 1/2 Cup of cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve immediately with additional cheese.
How to Make Homemade Spaghetti Sauce - A Collection of Creative Pasta Sauces How to Make Homemade Spaghetti Sauce - A Collection of Creative Pasta Sauces Reviewed by Debby Peters on November 23, 2017 Rating: 5
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