Rigatoni Meat Sauce

by ardentadmin

Rigatoni with meat sauce is a classic Italian pasta dish that is both hearty and delicious. The combination of the rigatoni pasta and the flavorful meat sauce is a classic dish that families love. The sauce usually includes ground beef, onions, garlic, crushed tomatoes, and a variety of herbs and spices. It’s a great meal for any occasion and can be served with a side salad and some bread for a delicious meal.

Here’s a simple recipe you should try at home.

Rigatoni Meat Sauce

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 People


  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 1 Medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Carrots peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 Celery stalk finely chopped
  • 4 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can Cento San Marzano crushed tomatoes, 28 oz
  • 6 oz Tomatoes paste
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Basil
  • 1 tbso Oregano
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1/4 tbsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Red wine
  • 1/2 cup Fresh parmesan
  • 1 lb Cooked rigatoni


  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, carrot, and celery, and cook, occasionally stirring, until slightly softened 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the ground beef and garlic and cook, breaking the beef into pieces, until the onion and beef are lightly browned, 8 minutes.
  • Pour in the red wine and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the crushed tomatoes, and tomato paste and cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes.
  • Add the oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Simmer for up to 20-25 minutes. Stirring often.
  • Add in the cooked rigatoni and stir.


You can serve the rigatoni topped with the Parmesan and basil.
Keyword Main course

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