(In Italian cooking) a sauce typically made with minced meat, onions, tomato puree, and red wine, and served with pasta: arrange the tagliatelle in a bowl and spoon some ragu on top
More example sentences
- The resulting green pasta is then served with a substantial tomato-and-chicken ragu.
- Conversation died when the spaghettini with veal ragu appeared.
- The dish, a popular item on trattoria menus and at family meals, consists of a thick, full-bodied ragu, oftentimes made with meat.
Italian ragù, from French ragoût (see ragout); the Italian term originally denoted a meat stew.
Definition of ragu in:
- The US English dictionary