Sausage Ragù

Sausage Ragù

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Meat sauce is one recipe many American home cooks start with. It seems so easy; brown some hamburger, pour in a jar of marinara, and presto! Meat sauce. Not so fast, friends. This dish, which comes by way of Julia Moskin from the New York chef Sara Jenkins, who grew up in Tuscany and has cooked all over Italy, puts that poor imitation to shame. Italian pork sausage, separated from its casing, adds a dimension of flavor.

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  • Est. Cooking Time: 60 min
  • Allergens: Dairy, Wheat
  • Skill Level:
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Suggested Pairings:

  • Amarone
  • Brown Ale


  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Penne Pasta
  • Stewed Tomatoes
  • Tomato Paste
  • Italian Sausage
  • Carrot
  • Celery
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Fresh Thyme
  • Yellow Onion


  • 2 Medium Bowls
  • Can Opener
  • Colander
  • Large Sauce Pot
  • Large Sauté Pan
  • Peeler
  • Small Bowl


  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Olive Oil