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Poggio Alloro Beef Ragu Sauce {Ragu alla Poggio Alloro}

This classic pasta recipe is simple to make and uses fresh ingredients. It will quickly become your family’s favourite pasta recipe!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Author: Kim Beaulieu


  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 carrots diced
  • 3 celery stalks diced
  • 1 medium red onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 5 cups tomato sauce preferably with San Marzano tomatoes
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt


  • In a large 6 quart saucepan heat your olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add your veggies and garlic. Cook until browned, about 15 or so minutes.
  • Add the ground beef and continue cooking until it is lightly browned. Break it up as much as possible.
  • Stir in tomato sauce and cook for another 25 to 30 minutes. Stir occasionally to keep it from sticking.
  • Remove and use as desired.
  • Serve with a big old I love my Tuscan family smile!


Full credit to Sarah Fioroni