Round up of 24 easy to make Italian Sauces.

Italian sauces are easy to make and there are quite a few variations to try. They are tomato based, herb based (pesto), meaty, cheese and/or buttery sauces. If you are an Italian food or pasta lover, then you are in for a treat. I have 21 Italian sauces that are easy to make and absolutely delicious.

Thanks to my lovely blog buddies, Priya Srinivasan, Jyoti, Priya Suresh, Sapana, Gayathri and Rafeeda for sending their yummy Italian creations. Choose the base you love and pick a sauce — make it at home and ENJOY!!

Tomato based Sauces:

Priya Srinivasan’s Pizza Sauce made with oven roasted tomatoes
Priya Srinivasan’sย Neapolitan Sauce/ Napoli Sauce
Jyoti’s Homemade Pizza Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes
Priya Suresh’s Sugo Alla Puttanesca/ Puttanesca Sauce
Priya Suresh’s Sugo Al Pomodoro/ Italian Tomato Sauce
Mir’s Pesce Fra Diavolo

Herb based Sauces aka Pesto Sauce:

Priya Srinivasan’s Fresh Mint & Almond Pesto
Sapana’s Parsley Pesto
Gayathri’s Gremolata/ Gremolada
Jyoti’s Basil Walnut Pesto
Rafeeda’s Mixed Herb Pesto
Mir’s Spinach Pesto Pasta
My Tomato-Almond Pesto Sauce

Meaty (some are meatless) Sauces:


Sapana’s Vegan Soy Mince Bolognese Sauce
Priya Suresh’s Ragu di Carne/ Italian Meat Sauce
Rafeeda’s Ragรน Sauce
My Mushroom Bolognese Sauce

Cheese/ Butter/ Oil based Sauces:

Sapana’s Basic Italian White Sauce
Gayathri’s Alfredo Sauce
Gayathri’s Brown Butter Sauce
Jyoti’s Bechamel/ Besciamella Sauce
Rafeeda’s Salmoriglio Sauce
Mir’s Chicken Florentine Pasta
My Aglio e Olio Sauce

31 thoughts on “24 Easy to Make Italian Sauces Roundup”

  1. Oh what a fabulous roundup of sauces! I learned to make pesto a couple of years ago and I’m obsessed with it. I still haven’t tried my hand at my own red sauce, but that is on my list for this year. Pinning for sure

  2. What a great collection of tasty sauces. From pasta to to dipping bread and everything in between. Never a boring moment….and so many ways to enjoy them.

  3. Wow, I never thought about how many Italian sauces there are – the varieties are endless! Iโ€™m going to have to try them all!

  4. Now the question is which one to try first? You have made the choice so difficult because ALL OF THEM LOOK SO GOOD! ๐Ÿ˜Š I think I’ll explore the cheese category first because that’s what my kids love most with their pasta.

  5. I am in love with this round-up!! Such an awesome collection of delicious sauces. Would be great when you can’t seem to figure out what to make. Or when you are bored with the same old. Saving this for later.

  6. Such a wonderful collection of Italian sauces Pavani. Now I know one place to come when looking for some more Italian sauces.

  7. I have bookmarked this collection, looking forward to making some of the tomato and herb based sauces.

  8. Now this certainly needs to be bookmarked. A great collection of sauces and Italian cuisine is one of my most fav ones. Great share with super stunning images and contributions by all the talented bloggers.

  9. Yes! All of these sauces sound amazing. I’ve never seen so many sauce recipes in one post. I absolutely love Italian sauces so I’m glad I found your post.

  10. I always say I should have been born in Italy!!! I am such a big fan of Italian food.
    This is a great round up!!! I am especially loving the pesto section as I am a massive pesto fan!

  11. wow what an collection of sauces.. Italian recipes are simple in method and easy to prepare.. these sauce is a good collection to make them more ease..

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