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Italian-Seasoned Sausage Ragu

Yield 8 servings


  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups yellow onion, 1/8-inch slices
  • 1 1/2 cups carrot, peeled, 1/4 dice
  • 1 1/2 cups red wine
  • 28 ounces Italian-seasoned diced tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 package Jimmy Dean Regular Roll Sausage, cooked, crumbled, drained
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 6 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped

How to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil in a small pot on medium heat. Once heated, add onions and cook for 4 minutes. Add carrot and red wine; cook for a minute. Add diced tomato, tomato paste, and sausage. Simmer for 20 minutes. Add the heavy cream and stir; add salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Garnish with basil.