Rustic Slow-Simmered Tomato Sauce with Meat

From the episode Tomato Sauces for Pasta

Why This Recipe Works

For a rich meat sauce using today’s lean pork, we relied on a fattier cut like country-style pork ribs, which turned meltingly tender when cooked and gave the tomato sauce a truly meaty flavor. Beef short ribs were also good, but since they...

Why This Recipe Works

For a rich meat sauce using today’s lean pork, we relied on a fattier cut like country-style pork ribs, which turned meltingly tender when cooked and gave the tomato sauce a truly meaty flavor. Beef short ribs were also good, but since they tend to be thicker than pork ribs, we cooked them a little longer when preparing our traditional Italian meat sauce recipe.

Rustic Slow-Simmered Tomato Sauce with Meat