“Souped Up” Pasta II

One of my favorite time and money savers is to “soup up” jarred pasta sauce! Nothing could be quicker or easier. Usually your time from pantry to table is 15-30 minutes! Here are two of my family’s favorite “souped up” pasta dishes. (Find the other here.)

Pasta Marsala
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
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Jarred pasta sauce gets a makeover for a quick and delicious dinner. Add a green salad or a vegetable on the side, and you're done!
  • 1 pound Rotini (Spiral) Pasta
  • 8 ounces Fresh Portabella Mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 28 ounces Tomato Sauce, I like tomato and basil or four cheese for this recipe.
  • ½ cup Marsala Cooking Wine, if you don't have marsala wine, substitute any non-dessert red wine.
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, sautee mushrooms in olive oil over medium heat for a couple minutes.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to saucepan, reduce heat, and simmer until pasta is cooked.

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