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Sausage & Carrot Sauce for Pasta
Italy
  -   Salsiccia e Carota
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Pasta  
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1 hr  
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The chunkiness of this light meat sauce is particularly suited for use with small firm shapes, like the ditali rigate in the photo. For this reason It is better for a pasta course than a main dish. The sauce very much takes on the character of the sausage, so use a good tasting well seasoned one, preferably Italian. Leftovers would be good for stuffing a breakfast omelet.






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Sausages (1)
Celery
Carrot
Onion
Chili red dry
Olive Oil
Butter
Bouillon cube (2)
Wine, Dry Red
Salt
Pepper
Pasta
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Parmesan Cheese
Prep   -   (25 min)
  1. Skin the SAUSAGES and dice or crumble them very small.
  2. Dice CELERY and CARROT very small. Mix.
  3. Chop ONION small.
  4. Grate CHEESE for garnish.
Run   -   (35 min)
  1. In a small sauce pan, cook Carrot mix in boiling water for about 15 minutes. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile:   in a sauté pan, heat Olive Oil and Butter and fry Onions stirring over moderate heat until onion is translucent but not at all browned.
  3. Stir in Sausage, crush the Bouillon Cube and stir it in. Continue to fry stirring and breaking up lumps until onions threaten to show color.
  4. Stir in the Wine and cook stirring over moderate heat until evaporated and the ingredients start to fry again.
  5. Stir in the cooked Vegetables, and fry stirring a couple minutes until well heated. Season to taste with Salt and Pepper. Turn off heat and keep warm.
  6. Serve warm over warm pasta, garnished with Pecorino Cheese.
NOTES:
  1. Sausage:   Use a well seasoned mild Italian sausage, or one just a little hot. Other well seasoned sausages can be used, but the flavor will differ.
  2. Bouillon Cube:   Though thought déclassé by many North Americans, bouillon cubes are very popular with even upper level chefs in Europe. Of course you have to not mind an ingredient list longer than your arm listing many strange things you've never heard of before - but they're small. Beef or Chicken will do.
  3. U.S. measure: t=teaspoon, T=Tablespoon, c=cup, qt=quart, oz=ounce, #=pound, cl=clove in=inch, ar=as required tt=to taste
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