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Ragù Sauce

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Tomato sauce made with ground beef is called “ragù.” It goes great with homemade pasta (tagliatelle) and spaghetti in general. If you eat enough, people might start calling you “the big ragù.”


Place a large saucepot on the stove; turn heat to just under medium and fry:

When the onion looks good, add:

Brown your beef until released water is cooked off. Then add:

Reduce heat, cover, and let wine absorb into meat for 10 minutes. Remove lid, turn heat back up, and cook another 5-10 minutes until the wine has almost evaporated. Then add:

Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 1-1½ hours. Taste for seasoning after 30 minutes.

After simmering, uncover, turn heat back up to medium, and add: