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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Easy Recipes with Ragu Sauce

 Beef Caldereta and Mixed Pasta with Ragu Sauce Recipe

Crowdtap: Ragu Sauce Sample and Share


Hello Everyone!
I'm so inspired this week! I was able to spent time with my friends watching Filipino Movies and pigging out delicious food which reminds me back home. We also shared food and recipes every time we hang out together which is almost every week. When I hang out with my friends it feels like we are back in Pinas, which is so great! So, this week I'm sharing one of my favorite Filipino dish, which is The Beef Caldereta/ Kaldereta with a twist:Yup! I'm re-inventing Beef Caldereta using Ragu Sauce that I got for FREE from Crowdtap. I'm telling you, It's delicious and I can't going back for more and more and more! wink~~
I been blogging about Crowdtap Sample and Share multiples times now and I really enjoyed it! I love the experience of trying the product and share my experience to all of you. So,

What is Crowdtap?-  crowdtap is the place to use your creativity to win gift cards and score free products from big-name brands. Brands will challenge you to discuss and showcase how you use everyday items—through photos, videos, and writing—and then reward the best submissions."
Now that you know how awesome Crowdtap is. Join us and start tapping~ I personally love this site! and been sampling great products and able to win awesome prizes. Thanks a lot Crowdtap!:)

Anyways, I'm super excited to share this two super easy recipe featuring Ragu Sauce. Both recipe are equally delicious and it takes no time to make it at home. Come on join me in my kitchen and let's start making this recipe. Stay inspired and remember the best ingredients there is  LOVE! wink~~~:)

Beef Caldereta with Ragu Sauce Recipe

NOTES: Adjust the taste according to your preference and use ingredients that is available in hand.

Ingredients:
1/2 lbs.Beef- cut into cubes
1 medium carrots- sliced
1 medium size potato- sliced
1/2 cup frozen peas
Onion- chopped
Garlic- chopped
1 teaspoon oil
Salt and Pepper- to taste
1/2 cup water
Ragu Sauce- I choose Ragu meat sauce creation on this recipe

Directions:
1.) Put oil in large pan, let it heat through. Add chopped onion and garlic. Sauteed until translucent. Add the Beef Cubes let it fry for couple minutes until brown.
 2.) Add 1/2 cup of water and let it cook until the meat is tender. Add the potatoes, carrots and Ragu Sauce. It depends on how much sauce you want on your Caldereta. Add more if you want.:) Let it simmer until everything is cooked.
3.) Add the frozen peas. Cover for about 3-4 minutes. Adjust the taste by adding salt and pepper.
4.) Turn off the heat. Serve the Caldereta over white rice and ENJOY!



Tell me! Does it look delicious? I'm like drooling right now just by blogging about it. Umhh! this recipe is so tempting and scrumptious and surely impress everyone's taste-buds.  ooopppss! we are not done yet! I still have another recipe featuring Ragu Sauce. Come on! and see which one is the best! wink


Mixed Pasta with Ragu Meat Sauce

Notes:  I called it mixed pasta because its the mixed of all my left over pasta shells. Wink:) Use your favorite pasta. Adjust the taste according to your preference and Enjoy cooking!

Ingredients: 

1 box Pasta- I used my 3 kinds of pasta, great used for left over noodles you have in the pantry
1/2 lbs. hamburger
Ragu Sauce Meat Creations
Salt and Pepper

Directions:
1.) Cooked the pasta according to the package direction. Drain and set aside.
2.) In large pan. Add the hamburger and let it cooked and render fat. Drain if you need to:) Add salt and Pepper then the Ragu Sauce.
3.) Simmer for couple minutes and taste the sauce before adding the cooked pasta into the sauce.
4.) Let it cooked for 3 minutes until everything is combined.
5.) Serve hot with garlic bread on the side. Enjoy!


 Does it look delicious? Not to mention that this recipe is super easy to make. Great idea for quick fix dinner:) Are you feeling inspired after reading my blog? I hope it give a boost of ideas to be creative with your Ragu Sauce. Do you have a favorite between the two? Share me your thoughts and recipe ideas  below. It's funny! I feel so hungry just by blogging about this two great recipes. I might as well get something to munch on.  (hahaha)
I hope you give this recipe a try and I'll be seeing you within few days for more fantastic and fun recipe. Enjoy the rest of the week. Stay warm!:)

xoxox- Melgie

Disclosure: I received FREE Coupon of Ragu Sauce courtesy from Ragu and Crowdtap. My opinion and experience is 100 percent mine. Thank you to #Crowdtap and #NewTradish

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30 comments:

  1. Looks yummy!

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  2. Naku sis ang sarap! Unfortunately, we seldom eat beef at home kasi my parents are trying to limit their beef intake but my mom also cooks delicious kaldereta. Natkam tuloy ako! :)

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    1. Thank you, Sis. Ako naman I'm more into beef and pork. Sarap nga ng kaldereta.:)

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  3. Kakagutom naman sis. I love pasta but I am not fond of eating beef. Although we are not using ground beef instead of pork for our pasta. Mas malasa kasi :)

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    1. Ground Pork is also one of our favorite in the house, especially when we make meatballs and lumpia. Thank you, Sis:)

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  4. Speaking of caldereta, parang gusto ko magluto later at home for our dinner. hehehe

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    1. That's good idea. Kaldereta is really good:)

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  5. I love Ragu sauce in lasagna and spaghetti :)

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    1. I agree! the flavor blends in really good in any dish. Thank you, Keith

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  6. The beef caldereta looks very yummy. Is it spicy? My husband and I like hot caldereta.

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    1. Thank you! Its not spicy Sis because my kids is not a big fan of spicy food. I like mine hot sometimes too. :)

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  7. The Raju sauce looks really yummy and easy to jazz up the taste of a meal with it.

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  8. Oh, I saw a bottle of ragu sauce in one of the groceries here. I should try your recipe.

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    1. That's great! Let me know how things unfold. Thanks, Sis

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  9. A fast and easy caldereta recipe. I never thought you can use a ragu sauce for it.

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    1. At first I thought it won't work but the finish product is delicious.:)

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  10. i think it' great that you and your pinoy friends regularly find time to hang out with each other. siguro kahit sobrang simple lang ang food matutuwa ako as long as i'm with them :)

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    1. We do! para naman di namin masyadong ma miss yong Pinas and we usually have fish and vegetables when we get together every week, parang nakasayan na and I enjoy doing it:) Thank you, Sis

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  11. I was thinking what Ragu was. It's a meat sauce. Then I thought, ah okay, it's not a local product pala. :)

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    1. Ragu have variety flavor sauce selections. I just tried the meat sauce on this recipe. Maybe its available in Pinas now but not sure. Thanks

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  12. Ang sarap naman nyan sis.. Gusto ko tuloy kumain ng caldereta. :-)

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  13. The pasta looks great sis! Gusto ko rin tikman yan hehehe.. Galing!

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  14. Haven't heard of Ragu sauce but it looks really delish! Would love to try this..

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