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5 from 2 votes

Authentic Ragu Modenese Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 small carrot
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 4 ounces Prosciutto di Parma thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces mortadella thinly sliced
  • 1 pound ground pork see note
  • 1 parmigiano rind about 2 ounces
  • 1-2 quarts chicken stock no sodium
  • 2 cups parmigiano reggiano cheese finely grated

Instructions

  • Finely dice your onion, carrots, and celery.
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  • Mince your proscuitto, mortadella, and ground pork.
  • Add the olive oil to a large saute pan over medium-high heat and deeply caramelize the onions, carrots, and celery, about 5 minutes.
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  • Add the meats, parmigiano rind, and enough stock to cover, then reduce the heat to a bare simmer. Cover and simmer for 6-7 hours, checking on it every hour or so to make sure it hasn't gone dry. Add stock as necessary.
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  • After simmering, add the cheese, then season with salt, if necessary.
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Notes