Culture Pasta Recipes

Rigatoni with Pork Ragout – Recipe

In need of a little comfort food? This pasta dish will have you feeling full and satisfied!

Get the recipe below!



  • One 3-pound pork shoulder roast cut into 3-inch chunks
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 8 sprigs thyme
  • 2 sprigs rosemary about 6 inches each
  • 1 bay leaf fresh or dried
  • 2 medium Spanish onions sliced thin (about 4 cups)
  • 5 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • One 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 3- inch piece Parmesan rind
  • Pinch red chile flakes
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil plus for drizzling
  • 1 pound rigatoni pasta
  • 6 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan plus more as desired
  • Arugula for garnish, optional


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