Served at the 2014 Chocolate Wine Trail


1 med. onion

2 Tbsp ilive oil

1 lb. ground pork

1/2 cup dry red wine

12 oz. tomato paste

1 quart water

2 1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp ground black pepper

1/8 tsp ground cinnamon

1 oz. unsweetened chocolate

1 tsp sugar

Grated cheese for serving

Saute’ onion in olive oil in 3-4 qt saucepan.  Add pork and break up over medium heat until raw color disappears.  Add the wine and simmer for a couple minutes over slightly higher heat.  Add tomato paste and water; stir and bring to simmer.  Add salt, pepper, cinnamon, chocolate and sugar.  Stir until chocolate melts, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.  Serve over pasta with grated cheese of your choice.

Serve with Cabernet Sauvignon

Ground Pork and Chocolate Ragu

Ground Pork and Chocolate Ragu, Dierberg Star Lane, Chocolate Wine Trail 2014


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