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Feb 20, 2014 06:32 PM

Watery ragu alfredo sauce

I opened a jar of Ragu mozarella alfredo sauce and it was watery/oily at the top. Safe or unsafe to eat?

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  1. I think it is fine, but has separated from sitting for a long time.
    Stir it up and give it a little taste. If there are no off-flavors, then use the jar.

    2 Replies
    1. re: Tripeler

      Thank you. I cooked it for a long time just to be sure and ate it. There was a watery ring around it after I cooked it but I think it's ok.

      1. re: valia

        The watery ring around it was probably from overcooking a cheese sauce. You may want to just gently simmer for a few minutes next time.

    2. Always shake jars of sauce well before you open them so that they are well mixed.