Sausage meat sauce – Ragù di salsiccia

Ingredients for 4 servings

  • 2 lbs. of sausage in big chunks
  • 2 1/2 cups of tomato sauce (or 7 oz. of tomato paste)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 1/2 oz. of fresh pork rind (optional)
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • sugar TT
  • salt
  • pepper TT.

Blanch the sausage and the pork rinds separately. Peel the onion and put it whole in a saucepan with a little oil. Let flavor on moderate flame and add the tomato sauce (or the paste dissolved in 6 cups of hot water). Add salt, pepper and sweeten with a pinch of sugar. Simmer a few minutes. Add the sausage and the pork rinds and cook for 1 hour on low flame. When the cooked you can use meat sauce to season some pasta, crumbling some of the sausage in the sauce. Serve the rest as a second dish.

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