Slow-Simmered Meat Ragu
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Cook: 6 hours
I like the idea, but jarred pasta sauce and jarred pesto? No. Just no.
Very little "fresh" here. Canned tomatoes and canned tomato sauce are one thing. But jarred sauce and jarred mushrooms? I might change the title of the recipe to include the word "easy" so as to let readers know that much of this recipe is a "dump and go" recipe.
We loved this flavorful sauce. Thick like a stew, and we loved it over Spaghetti squash, sprinkled with some parmesan cheese.
Like the chunks of meat and not too heavy. Cut the chicken into large cubes so it would be about same size as sausage. Skipped the pepperoni. Only change to the recipe. Was plenty done 5 or 6 hours total. Rich flavor with the pesto think you would need more to serve 10 so good!
I would substitute Italian seasoned meatballs for the chicken tenderloins, but otherwise it sounds great! (This is just a personal opinion, but chicken doesn't go in spaghetti type dishes, to me.)
I really like the variety of meats in this dish, my family raved about it.
Very good and a nice change from the traditional hamburger or sausage sauce but it is more expensive to make.