Traditional Italian Red Sauce with Meat
Begin by chopping the onion and garlic into fine pieces. In a pot add the 1/4 cup of olive oil and the chopped onions. Sautee the onions over medium heat until soft/clear. Then add the garlic and sautee until soft (no brown color).
While this onions are sautéing remove the Rinaldi Plain Sausage from the casing.
When the onions and garlic are ready add the sausage to the onions and garlic. Cook and break up the meat until it is no longer pink.
While the sausage is cooking chop the fresh oregano and the fresh basil.
Next add the 2 - 28oz cans of crushed tomato, the 8oz tomato paste, the 1 cup of water, and the 1 cup of red wine. Also, add the 1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano and 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil. Next, add the 1/4 cup of sugar, the 1 tsp. of salt, and the 1/2 tsp. of pepper. Stir well.
Once all ingredients are added let simmer for 2 - 3 hours and stir occasionally. Add dried oregano, basil, salt, and pepper to taste.
For best taste, let sit for 24 hours.
Great Dish for parties or tailgates
Slice open 1 lb of Rinaldi Plain or Hot Italian Sausage links (based on how much heat you want your dip to have).
Crumble and brown sausage in a frying pan over medium heat.
Drain the grease once sausage is brown.
Next drain the liquid from the Ro-Tel can and dump whats left in the can into the sausage.
Then put the cream cheese in the pan as well.
Stir the contents until the cream cheese melts.
Then stir it a little more.
Finally serve with corn chips for a wonderful party dish.
Perfect pastry puff appetizer for any party or gathering
Preheat Oven to 375 degree Farhenheit.
Beat 1 egg and water in small bowl. Peel casings off the sausage and mix with bread crumbs, onion, remaining egg, black pepper, and salsa in a large bowl.
Shape the meat mixture into approx. 36-40 (1 inch) meatballs.
Bake meatballs on cookie sheet in oven for approximately 10 minutes.
Remove from oven when baked.
Sprinkle the flour on work surface.
Unfold 1 pastry sheet on the work surface.
Roll the pastry sheet in a 10 inch square.
Cut the pastry sheets in 12 (3 x 2.5 inch) rectangles. Repeat with the remaining pastry sheets.
Press the pastries into 36 mini muffin-pan cups.
Brush with the egg water mixture.
Place 1 meatball into each tartlet shell.
Bake for 25 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown.
When the pastries are cooking mix the cream cheese, diced green onions, and garlic salt.
Remove the pastries from the pans and let cool on wire racks for 5 minutes.
Put a dollop of cream cheese over the top of the pastries.
Delicious Jambalaya with great bold flavors
In a bowl combine shrimp, chicken and Creole seasoning, and work in seasoning well.
In a large saucepan heat oil over high heat with onion, pepper, and celery, 3 minutes. Add garlic, tomatoes, bay leaves, Worcestershire and hot sauces.
Stir in rice and slowly add broth. Reduce heat to medium and cook until rice absorbs liquid and becomes tender, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes.
When rice is just tender add shrimp and chicken mixture and sausage.
Cook until meat is done, about 10 minutes more.
Season to taste with salt, pepper, and Creole seasoning.
Traditional Hearty Italian Soup
Saute sausage in oil until brown over medium heat.
Then add onions, carrots, celery, and tomatoes simmer for 10 minutes.
Drain and rinse beans.
Then add beans, beef broth, oregano, pepper, tabasco sauce, spaghetti sauce, and noodles to pot.
Simmer until celery and carrots are tender and pasta is soft (about 45 minutes) stirring frequently.
Tasty version of traditional stuffed mushrooms
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Remove the stems and hollow out about 24 button mushrooms.
Brown sausage in skillet over medium high heat, drain fat.
Add the onion and celery and cook until soft.
Add cheese and breadcrumbs and stir until cheese is melted.
Fill each mushroom cup with the sausage mixture.
Then sprinkle a mix of asiago cheese, breadcrumbs, and chopped parsley on top.
(Optional) Bake at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes or until topping is brown.
New twist on classic sausage and peppers
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
Cut each link of sausage in half.
Brown sausage in skillet over medium-high heat then place in roasting pan.
Cover then with tomato sauce and add all dry seasonings.
Then cover tightly with foil and roast at 350 degrees for approximately 2 hours.
Next, remove the foil and add the peppers and onions.
Then cover again and roast another hour until vegetables are cooked.
Quick and Easy Delicious Spicy Biscuit Sausage Balls
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix all ingredients together in mixing bowl.
Form into 1 inch balls and place on baking sheet.
Bake for 20-25 minutes.