Sugo di Carne

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The king of Italian meat sauces, this rich and ultra-flavorful sauce infuses peeled tomatoes and tender ground beef with red wine and herbs for an unforgettable flavor.


– Ground beef – Peeled canned tomatoes – Onion – Olive oil – Garlic – Red wine – Red pepper flakes – Basil – Salt and pepper – Pasta


Heat oil. Once hot, add beef and brown until cooked through. Drain grease, remove beef, and set aside.

Step 1


In a dutch oven, heat the remaining olive oil. Once hot, add in onion and garlic. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until fragrant.

Step 2


Pour in a can of whole peeled tomatoes and stir to combine. Mash tomatoes with the back of a wooden spoon.

Step 3


Pour in red wine and stir to combine.

Step 4


Season the sauce with red pepper flakes and fresh basil. Stir to combine.

Step 5


Add the browned ground beef with the sauce and combine well.

Step 6


Let the sauce simmer for at least 1 hour, covered, stirring occasionally. 

Step 7


Serve sugo di carne with pasta and enjoy!

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