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Nov 17, 2012 08:14 PM

what cut beef to braise for pasta sauce

what cut beef would you use to braise in preparation for a pasta sauce?
since it's being braised, I guess a tough/cheaper cut would work.
the juices could also be used.

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  1. Flank (in the vein of ropa vieja).

    1. You could also use Chuck Roast....but i would opt for either Osso Bucco, Short Ribs or Oxtails

      1. Short ribs are my favorite. But you could use any stew/pot roast cut or even shanks or ox tail depending on how rich a sauce you want.

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        1. I would use anything cheap wirh a bone, also pork as in a sausage and ribs or bone in shoulder sliced by the butcher.

          1. Oxtail makes wonderful ragu for pasta or gnocci.