Tortiglioni pasta with meat ragout

April 02, 2018 2 min read

Tortiglioni pasta with meat ragout

The quick and easy recipe for all occasions. In our country, from north to south and from east to west, every region, province or municipality boasts its own ragu sauce. Made with different meats and ingredients, various techniques and cooking times, yet with a common big project: make pasta the queen of the table.


  • SERVES 4
  • PREPARATION TIME 20 minutes
  • COOKING TIME 1 hour and a half


  • 360g tortiglioni pasta
  • 250g peeled tomatoes
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5 glasses of red wine
  • 200g minced beef
  • 1 onion
  • 2 celery stalks
  • pepper
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • 2 carrots
  • 100g pork sausage
  • Tortiglioni_pasta_with_meat_ragout


    1. Finely chop the onion, already peeled. Carefully clean the carrots and celery, and chop also these vegetables.
    2. Put everything into a pan with olive oil and sauté over high heat, stirring often with a wooden spoon.
    3. Peel the sausage, press the flesh and add to the pan.
    4. Add minced beef and bay leaves, previously washed and dried. Turn up the heat, brown for 5 minutes, and then simmer with the wine.
    5. Let it evaporate; then, add the tomatoes, crushing them lightly with a fork, and the cloves. Stir well to distribute the ingredients.
    6. Reduce the heat and cook the sauce for at least one hour; at the end, season with salt and pepper. Ragu sauce improves by increasing the cooking time, so you can cook it for two hours, adding occasionally some warm beef stock.
    7. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil and cook your tortiglioni. Toss with the sauce still warm.

    Leave a comment

    Comments will be approved before showing up.

    Also in #INSPIRED

    Buffalo mozzarella caprese salad
    Buffalo mozzarella caprese salad

    February 20, 2019 1 min read

    Caprese salad is a traditional italian recipe usually served as an appetizer
    Read More
    The King of Spices: Pepper varieties and colours
    The King of Spices: Pepper varieties and colours

    February 12, 2019 2 min read

    Pepper nigrum is the most popular seasoning but there are many other different kind of pepper.
    Read More
    Tiramisù, the makeover of a delicious recipe
    Tiramisù, the makeover of a delicious recipe

    January 16, 2019 1 min read

    Mascarpone and coffee: these are the the essential ingredients for Tiramisù
    Read More




    Shipments are FREE for orders over € 90 throughout Europe (UE Countries). For all orders of less than € 90 the shipping cost is fixed at € 15.


    Our shipments are safe and guaranteed within the 48-72 hours following the order placement if all the ordered products are available on our warehouse. Indeed, our food and delivery service is subject to the availability of stocks of products on our warehouse. In case one or more products will not be available in time for the agreed delivery date to be respected I Like Italian Food would suddenly contact the customer to find a solution.
    The orders received during the week-end would be processed the following Monday.
    The cost of the shipment charged to the customer is fixed at euro 15,00 for shipments to all Europe. We pack our products by adopting all the necessary precautions in order to preserve the integrity of the different food and beverage products sold.


    I like Italian Food products can be purchased and shipped all over the Europe (EU). Our logistic service guarantees express shipments, properly packed to ensure temperature-controlled storage conditions for up to 72-96 hours during the shipment to all European Union countries.