1 package Premium Pork Regular Sausage
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups chopped onions
¾ cup chopped carrots
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 cup dry red wine
1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
¼ cup canned tomato paste
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup whipping cream
2 teaspoons sugar
¼ chopped fresh basil leaves
6 cups hot cooked pasta
Additional chopped fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)
Cook sausage and oregano in large saucepan over MEDIUM-HIGH heat 8-10 minutes or until sausage is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently; drain. Spoon sausage mixture into bowl.
Heat oil in same pan over MEDIUM heat. Add onions, carrots and garlic; cook 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in wine; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to MEDIUM; cook 5 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.
Add sausage, tomatoes, tomato paste, salt and pepper; stir. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to MEDIUM-LOW; cover. Simmer 1 hour or until thickened, stirring occasionally and uncovering after 45 minutes.
Stir in cream and sugar. Return to a simmer; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in basil.
Serve over pasta. Garnish with additional basil, if desired.