Super-Easy Shortcut Recipes

Start with fresh, seasonal ingredients, then pair them with high-quality, time-saving convenience products. Here are our favorite recipe shortcuts for your busiest nights.

Start with a Jar of Pasta Sauce

Use its rich, slow-simmered herb-and-tomato goodness as a starting point for dinner, be it chili, braised lamb, poached eggs, or baked pasta.

Amy's Light in Sodium Family Marinara Pasta Sauce
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Amy's Light in Sodium Family Marinara Pasta Sauce

Sweeter than McCutcheon's (it contains "organic evaporated cane juice," which is basically sugar), but it's nicely balanced by savory onions and garlic. A half-cup serving has 290mg sodium.

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