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Shut Up and Mangia!, Issue #120 - Rigatoni with Beef and Tomatoes
June 10, 2014

"When one has tasted it he knows what the angels eat." - Mark Twain

Tender beef braised in wine, tomato sauce and herbs makes this pasta dish memorable. Enjoy! Mangia Italiano!

Rigatoni with Beef and Tomatoes

When making this delicious Rigatoni with Beef and Tomatoes I like braising chunks of stew meat in a little wine tomato sauce mixture until the beef is so tender it melts in your mouth.

You can use fresh Roma tomatoes for the sauce or whole canned Italian plum tomatoes which seem to work a lot better for this .... Read More

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