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The Store-Bought Pasta Sauces Celebrity Chefs Love To Use

When it comes to pasta sauce, nothing beats homemade, but these are the brands that celebrity chefs use when they don't have time to make their own.

Ina Garten's go-to pasta sauce is Rao's Marinara, and it's the perfect example of something to keep in your pantry for just the right time.

Ina Garten

Made in small batches, Rao's Homemade Marinara pasta sauce has just Italian tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, onions, herbs, and spices; it has no tomato paste, fillers, or added sugar.

Bobby Flay’s favorite store-bought pasta sauce is by the brand Mutti. He likes to add Calabrian chili peppers, red pepper flakes, fresh herbs, and Parmigiano Reggiano.

Bobby Flay

The Mutti company promotes their sauces as ready to heat and eat or as a starter, so it's no wonder that it's Flay's choice to keep on reserve.

Giada De Laurentiis knows a thing or two about pasta sauce, listing Bio Orto as her favorite store-bought pasta sauce on her online Giadzy marketplace.

Giada De Laurentiis

De Laurentiis' top picks are the organic arrabbiata sauce, which features garlic and spicy chilis, puttanesca with olives and capers, and tomato sauce with basil.