Elevate Your Meals with Bastinelli’s Gourmet Pasta Sauce: Delicious Recipe Ideas

Cooking with Bastinelli’s Gourmet Pasta Sauce is like bringing a touch of Italy into your kitchen. Our rich, authentic flavors make it easy to create delicious meals that everyone will love. With two delectable flavors, Sweet Onion and Marinara, available in packs of two or a mix pack with one of each, you’re sure to find the perfect sauce for any dish. Here are a few recipe ideas to inspire your next culinary adventure.

Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ingredients:

  • 1 jar of Bastinelli’s Marinara Pasta Sauce
  • 1 pound of spaghetti
  • 1 pound of ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Cook the spaghetti according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix the ground beef, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, egg, minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Form into meatballs.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and cook the meatballs until browned on all sides.
  4. Pour Bastinelli’s Marinara Pasta Sauce over the meatballs and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Serve the meatballs and sauce over the cooked spaghetti. Garnish with fresh basil.

Sweet Onion Chicken Parmesan

Ingredients:

  • 1 jar of Bastinelli’s Sweet Onion Pasta Sauce
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Dredge in flour, then dip in beaten egg, and coat with breadcrumbs mixed with Parmesan cheese.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and cook the chicken breasts until golden brown on both sides.
  4. Place the chicken in a baking dish. Pour Bastinelli’s Sweet Onion Pasta Sauce over the chicken and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  6. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve with a side of pasta or a fresh salad.

Eggplant Parmesan with Marinara

Ingredients:

  • 1 jar of Bastinelli’s Marinara Pasta Sauce
  • 2 large eggplants, sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Season the eggplant slices with salt and pepper. Dredge in flour, then dip in beaten eggs, and coat with breadcrumbs mixed with Parmesan cheese.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and cook the eggplant slices until golden brown on both sides.
  4. In a baking dish, layer the eggplant slices with Bastinelli’s Marinara Pasta Sauce and mozzarella cheese.
  5. Repeat the layers until all the ingredients are used, ending with a layer of cheese on top.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  7. Garnish with fresh basil and serve.

Sweet Onion Margherita Pizza

Ingredients:

  • 1 jar of Bastinelli’s Sweet Onion Pasta Sauce
  • 1 pizza dough (store-bought or homemade)
  • 2 cups fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C).
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Transfer the dough to a pizza stone or baking sheet. Brush with olive oil.
  4. Spread Bastinelli’s Sweet Onion Pasta Sauce evenly over the dough.
  5. Arrange the fresh mozzarella slices on top of the sauce.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until the crust is golden and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with fresh basil leaves. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Slice and serve immediately.

Marinara Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients:

  • 1 jar of Bastinelli’s Marinara Pasta Sauce
  • 4 large bell peppers, tops cut off and seeds removed
  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large skillet, cook the ground turkey or beef with diced onion and minced garlic until browned. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in the cooked rice and half of the jar of Bastinelli’s Marinara Pasta Sauce. Mix well.
  4. Stuff the bell peppers with the meat and rice mixture. Place them in a baking dish.
  5. Pour the remaining sauce over the stuffed peppers and sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
  6. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, until the peppers are tender and the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  7. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.

These recipes showcase the versatility and rich flavors of Bastinelli’s Gourmet Pasta Sauce. Whether you’re cooking for family or entertaining guests, these dishes are sure to impress. Enjoy cooking and savoring these delicious meals with Bastinelli’s!