HSN Recipes for Donatella’s Tomato Sauces

Braised Short Ribs

Braised Short Ribs with Donatella Arpaia's HSN Tomato sauce Recipe

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(Serves 8)

  • 3 pounds bone-in short ribs
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1  jar Donatella’s Marinara Sauce
  • 2 cups red wine


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Season the short ribs with salt and pepper.
  • Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Brown the short ribs in batches (about 5 minutes per batch)
  • Add the garlic cloves, Donatella’s Marinara Sauce, and the red wine (enough so the meat is just covered).
  • Bring to a simmer on the stove-top then braise in the preheated oven until the meat is very tender, about 2 ½ – 3 hours.

Donatella Arpaia Chef Tip Braised Short Ribs with Donatella's HSN Tomato Sauce Recipe

Paccheri al Cardinale

Cooking In Heels Donatella Arpaia Donatella Cooks Italian Cuisine Fall recipe Paccheri al Cardinale


(Serves 4 to 6)

  • 1 jar Donatella’s Marinara Sauce
  • 1 pound paccheri or rigatoni
  • 1/2 cup grated pecorino
  • 1/2 cup grated smoked mozzarella
  • 20 basil leaves, cut into slivers
  • Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup fresh ricotta


  • Heat Donatella’s Marinara Sauce as per directions on the jar
  • Preheat the oven to 450º. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Add the Paccheri & cook until al dente.
  • Add the pecorino, parmigiano, & mozzarella to the heated sauce & stir until the mozzarella melts.
  • Stir in the basil & season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Use a spider to lift the paccheri out of the water & into the sauce.
  • Toss to coat, then transfer to a 4-quart casserole.
  • Cover with parchment paper, tucking it into the sides of the dish.
  • Bake about 20 minutes, until the pasta is piping hot.
  • Bring the dish to the table, cut an “X” in the parchment, & gently tear back the points.
  • Spoon some ricotta onto each portion.

Donatella Arpaia Chef Tip Paccheri Al Cardinale HSN Tomato Sauce Recipe Donatella Cooks

Spicy Tomato-Baked Eggs

Spicy tomato baked eggs with Donatella Arpaia's HSN Tomatoa Sauce Recipe

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(Serves 6)

  • 1 jar Donatella’s Marinara Sauce
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 6 large eggs
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Grated Parmesan and chopped parsley, for garnish


  • Heat Donatella’s Marinara Sauce and a generous pinch of crushed red pepper flakes in a medium skillet.
  • Bring to a simmer, and gently crack the eggs into the pan.
  • Cook until the whites are set and the yolk warm to the touch, 10-15 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper, and top with grated Parmesan and chopped parsley. Serve with toasted Italian bread slices.

Donatella Arpaia Chef Tip Spicy Tomato Baked Eggs with Donatella's HSN Tomato sauce Recipe


Hallibut alla Livornese

Hallibut alla Livornese Donatella Arpaia Marinara Sauce Recipes Exclusively for HSN

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(Serves 4)

  • Four 4 ounce pieces halibut (or other meaty white fish)
  • 1 jar of Donatella’s Marinara Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1/4 cup pitted green olives
  • Chopped Parsley, for garnish


  • Simmer the marinara sauce in a skillet with capers, and pitted green olives.
  • Add the halibut, cover, and cook until firm and the flesh easily flakes, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Serve topped with chopped parsley.

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