Easy Italian Ragu Recipes
This ever-growing selection of ragu recipes really brings home the fact that sometimes, truly delicious taste only really comes with time. In other words, real slow and patient cooking on a low heat.
Think about that sauce stirring scene in the movie Goodfellas (clip features drug use); that's what we're about here.
We're talking hunks of meat, bubbling slowly in a thick, rich tomato sauce, with shreds of the flesh peeling slowly off in the heat and dropping into the ever-thickening stew.
"Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly" - Mae West
Let's get cooking shall we?
This is it - my mamma Marisa's real-deal Italian ragu. To enjoy this sumptuous pasta dish (with leftover meat and sauce for your second course), you'll need a chunk of beef, a pork rib, a tonne of tomatoes (ish), plenty of time and a strong stirring arm.
If you have a little less time to spare (though still at least 90 minutes), you might well enjoy this ragu-esque pasta with meaty sauce. Instead of beef you'll use the pork from sausages to flavor your sauce. It works a treat.
This slow-cooked beauty is a dairy delight as it cooks up a full pork fillet in a sumptuous sauce of milk and white wine. Then just twin this with your short pasta of choice (I highly recommend making fresh pisarei as they're a perfect fit).
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