Sunday, December 16, 2012

Italian Sausage Ragu

If you want a spicer version, use hot Italian sausage and red pepper flakes.  Serve over the type of pasta that you like the most.


2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
2 Tbsp. Butter
3 Garlic cloves, minced
1 Pd. Mild Italian sausage
1 C. Whole Milk
2 Lg. Carrots, shredded
1 Lg. Onion, shredded
1 tsp. Celery seed
6 Oz. Tomato paste
1 C. Dry white wine

Heat oil and butter in skillet.  Saute onion, carrot and celery until softened.  Add garlic.  Saute 10 minutes.  Add sausage.  Cook, breaking into small pieces until cooked through.  Add tomato paste.  Cook 5 minutes.  Add wine and milk.  Simmer covered about 1 hour.  Serve over pasta.