it seems like such a simple and rather common dish I made… but I must heed the voice of the people! Without further ado, this is the Father’s Day Ragout.
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Father's Day Ragout

A homey and comforting pasta dish to keep your soul warm.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword pasta dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 497 kcal
Author ijustmakesandwiches

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 each garlic cloves minced
  • 1 each red onion small diced
  • 1 each zucchini sliced
  • 4 each button mushrooms cleaned, thickly sliced
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 can tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 -2 cups beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chile flake
  • To taste salt and pepper
  • 6 ounces dried pasta your preference
  • To taste Parmesan cheese used to thicken
  • 1 tablespoon parsely chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat a 12” skillet over medium heat with enough olive oil to coat the bottom of the pan. Bring pasta water up to a boil and season with salt.
  2. Add the ground beef and seasonings. Brown the meat. Remove and strain fat from the pan.
    it seems like such a simple and rather common dish I made… but I must heed the voice of the people! Without further ado, this is the Father’s Day Ragout.
  3. Heat more olive oil over medium heat in skillet; add zucchini, season, and cook until golden brown, about 7 minutes. Remove from heat.
    it seems like such a simple and rather common dish I made… but I must heed the voice of the people! Without further ado, this is the Father’s Day Ragout.
  4. Heat more olive oil over medium heat in skillet, add mushrooms, season, and cook until golden brown, about 10-12 minutes. Remove from heat. Add pasta to water and cook until al dente, about 9 minutes.
    it seems like such a simple and rather common dish I made… but I must heed the voice of the people! Without further ado, this is the Father’s Day Ragout.
  5. Add back to the pan the cooked meat, along with tomato paste and beef broth. Use cooking spatula to scrape the brown bits off the bottom of the pan. Mix to fully incorporate.
    it seems like such a simple and rather common dish I made… but I must heed the voice of the people! Without further ado, this is the Father’s Day Ragout.
  6. Once sauce is thickened, add veggies to pan. Stir to incorporate.
    it seems like such a simple and rather common dish I made… but I must heed the voice of the people! Without further ado, this is the Father’s Day Ragout.
  7. Add pasta to sauce and mix to coat evenly.
    it seems like such a simple and rather common dish I made… but I must heed the voice of the people! Without further ado, this is the Father’s Day Ragout.
  8. Garnish with more cheese and parsley.
    it seems like such a simple and rather common dish I made… but I must heed the voice of the people! Without further ado, this is the Father’s Day Ragout.
Nutrition Facts
Father's Day Ragout
Amount Per Serving (4 ounces)
Calories 497 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 273mg 11%
Potassium 917mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 8g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 13.3%
Vitamin C 18.7%
Calcium 8.5%
Iron 28.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.