Pasta with Quick Sausage Ragu recipe

Pasta with Quick Sausage Ragu

by sheri silver (@sherisilver)
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ItalianLunchDinnerMain CourseMeatNut-FreeNon-Vegetarian

A fast, easy, and delicious dish that is perfect for your busiest weeknight!


4 Servings
  • 1tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2lb
    Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1cup
    white wine
  • 1cup
    whole milk
  • 1/4cup
    tomato paste
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 12oz
    short pasta
  • grated parmesan, to taste


  1. Put a large pot of water up to boil.

  2. In a 10" skillet, heat the oil over medium heat for 1 minute. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Add the sausage and cook on medium-high, breaking it up as much as possible until nicely browned.

  4. Add the wine and boil until almost completely evaporated. Add the milk and tomato paste, stirring until blended. Once it starts bubbling, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the directions. Drain, return to the pot, and pour the sauce over.

  6. Serve with the grated parmesan.

Tips & Tricks

  1. Use gluten-free pasta for a perfect gluten-free meal!

  2. You can omit the wine if you prefer.

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