Quick Lamb Ragù

Quick Lamb Ragù

Quick and easy comfort food.

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes


1 lb ground lamb

1 onion, chopped

2 carrots, chopped

4 garlic cloves, minced

2 tsp fennel seeds

1 tsp oregano

Salt and pepper to taste

2 Tbsp DLM Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

(1) 28-oz can crushed tomatoes

1 lb pappardelle or your favorite pasta

Basil and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, if desired


In sauté pan over medium high heat, sauté the lamb, onion, carrot, garlic, fennel, oregano, salt, and pepper in the olive oil. Cook about 8 minutes or until lamb is broken up and veggies are tender. Add the tomatoes and reduce the heat. Cook covered for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook pasta according to the package directions. Serve with sauce, garnishing with basil and cheese if desired.

Pairs well with:

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