Regular Premium Pork Sausage

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Sausage Bolognese

Spice up your pasta sauce with Jimmy Dean® Pork Sausage for smiles all around the dinner table.


  • 1 package Regular Premium Pork 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)


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Stir in cream and sugar. Return to a simmer; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in basil.

  5. Serve over pasta. Garnish with additional basil, if desired.