"With all the options for different kinds of sauces and types of sausage, it goes without saying that you can embellish this a hundred different ways, and I hope you do." — Chef John
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spicy Italian sausage, casing removed
fresh parsley, minced
dry white wine
3 1/2 cups
14 1/2 ounces
dry penne pasta
finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
No dutch oven, just a plain ol' cast iron skillet. I made one small change. I don't normally keep parsley on hand (and I forgot to pick it up this week during the grocery shopping) so instead of parsley, I added two teaspoons of homemade italian seasoning. This ragu was cake, seriously 20 minutes it took me to make this, not counting the simmering. The end result was fantastic. My husband and kids INHALED this dish--there was NO leftovers. I'll make this again.
5 stars for being easy, simple, and good! This will be my go-to if we just want to use italian sausages instead of my usual sausage/beef mixture.
FANTASTIC! Made the sauce as written and would not change a thing. The flavor that comes out of this after cooking so long is wonderful and sooo flavorful! I used cellantani (sp?) pasta instead of penne b/c that's what I had on hand. This is definitely a new pasta favorite~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)
I didnot have fresh parsley. I subed 2tsp. of dried Italian seasoning for the parsley because that is what I had. This recipe is fantastic. Make it, you won't be sorry.
We absolutely love this recipe. It's on our regular rotation. Great as is, but to make it a little healthier I use ground turkey and add Penzey's Italian Sausage Seasoning while using Tinkyada pasta which is made from brown rice. Delicious!
Absolutely delicious! My husband loved it. Easy to make and I will make it again and again!!
The only thing I changed was using 16 oz of pasta instead of 14oz. This has become one of my family and I favorite dishes.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Spicy Sausage Ragu
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 307
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