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Simple Lamb Ragù


Serves 8
2 Tbsp Pastene Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 onion, chopped
2 medium carrots, peeled and diced
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 tsp Pastene Minced Garlic
2 Tbsp Pastene Tomato Paste
2 lbs ground lamb
½ cup red wine
2 28 oz cans Pastene Kitchen Ready Tomatoes
2 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped
2 tsp fresh oregano, chopped
¼ tsp red pepper flakes
kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper
fresh parsely, chopped, for garnish


Prep time: 20 minutes| Cook time: 80 minutes

  • In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion, carrots, and celery and cook until soft, 5 minutes. 
  • Add garlic and tomato paste and cook until fragrant, 1 minute more. 
  • Add lamb and cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, 6 minutes.
  • Add red wine and cook until mostly reduced, 5 minutes more. Add tomatoes, then fill each can with ¼ cup water and swirl around to catch any extra juices and add to pot. 
  • Add fresh herbs, red pepper flakes, and season with salt and pepper. 
  • Bring to ingredients to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for 1 hour. Season with more salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  • Serve over your favorite Pastene pasta.

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