Make Ragú® Your Weeknight Go-To #giveaway

by Jennifer Sikora

This post has been sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions however are our own.

When you are a busy mom, there’s nothing better than finding a quick, easy-to-make recipe that’s also a family favorite. Still searching for yours? Make Ragú® Sloppy Joes your go-to weeknight meal when you’re strapped for time. Your kids will love the great taste, and you’ll appreciate the simple preparation and fast clean up.

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Around our home, Ragú® is a staple. I have at least 3 to 4 jars stashed away for when I need a quick go to meal like the one I am going to share with you.

When you are in a pinch — Ragú® comes to the rescue.

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Make Ragú® Your Weeknight Go-To #giveaway
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Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (optional)
  • 1 jar (1 lb. 8 oz.) Ragú® Old World Style® Pasta Sauce
  • 8 whole wheat hamburger buns or regular hamburger buns
Instructions
  1. Brown ground beef with onion in large nonstick skillet; drain.
  2. Stir in Ragú® Old World Style® Pasta Sauce. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes. Serve on buns.

Ragú® is helping you save by offering $1 off Ragú® Old World Style® Pasta Sauce exclusively at Walgreens!

 

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How do you like to use Ragu pasta sauce?



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1 Stephanie December 3, 2013 at 5:20 pm

I like it on my ravioli!
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2 Jessica To December 3, 2013 at 5:22 pm

We like to have it on spaghetti.

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3 Kimberly Kihega December 3, 2013 at 9:18 pm

Just plain old spaghetti, the kids love it!

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4 Daniel M December 3, 2013 at 9:52 pm

with spaghetti and meatballs

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5 Jessie C. December 3, 2013 at 9:58 pm

I like using Ragu to make pizza.

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6 latanya December 3, 2013 at 10:09 pm

baked spaghetti is my fave way to use

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7 Elena December 3, 2013 at 10:17 pm

I like to have pasta with Ragu

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8 lana December 3, 2013 at 10:34 pm

with brats and spagatti

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9 Miranda Ward December 3, 2013 at 11:54 pm

Spaghetti!!

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10 Susan P. December 4, 2013 at 12:05 am

I like to make beefaroni with Ragu sauce, ground beef and elbow macaroni. Sprinke any grated cheese on top and it’s an easy casserole.

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11 Alvina Castro December 4, 2013 at 3:05 am

Easy! Spaghetti and meatballs!

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12 Debbie Jackson December 4, 2013 at 3:44 am

I use it on my homemade pizza

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13 Janet W. December 4, 2013 at 5:24 am

We make pizza bagels with Ragu sauce.

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14 amyc December 4, 2013 at 7:21 am

We love Ragu on our spaghetti. Yummy!

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15 Katherine December 4, 2013 at 7:49 am

I use it in my lasagna

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16 Terra Heck December 4, 2013 at 8:15 am

I use Ragu sauce a lot when making spaghetti. Thanks.

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17 Mami2jcn December 4, 2013 at 9:12 am

I like to use Ragu sauce in lasagna.

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18 Kristie December 4, 2013 at 9:25 am

I like to use it in pizza casserole.
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19 harold December 4, 2013 at 11:17 am

I like to use it on a meatball sandwich!

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20 kathy stevenson December 4, 2013 at 11:18 am

We love it on pasta with lots of parmesan cheese!

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21 Denise M December 4, 2013 at 11:23 am

to make baked ziti

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22 Sonya Morris December 4, 2013 at 11:50 am

I use Ragu on all of my pasta.

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23 vickie couturier December 4, 2013 at 11:52 am

my favorite way to use it is to make meatloaf,,it is so totally good

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24 shaunie December 4, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Love to use the sauce to make home made ravioli

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25 DEBIJOT December 4, 2013 at 3:42 pm

With spaghetti and meatballs.

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26 Marti Tabora December 4, 2013 at 4:02 pm

I like using it to make a lasagna casserole, it’s really good.

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27 Audra O'Hara December 4, 2013 at 4:08 pm

I like serving Ragu over cheese ravioli. Makes a great quick dinner.

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28 Patricia Wojnar Crowley December 4, 2013 at 5:14 pm

I like making meatballs with Ragu in the crockpot….my husband loves having meatball hoagies with provolone cheese.

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29 Wehaf December 4, 2013 at 8:15 pm

I have never tried Ragu sauces, but I imagine some work work very well in lasagna.

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30 Cindy B December 4, 2013 at 9:55 pm

I like to use Ragu to make lasagna

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31 Amanda Sakovitz December 4, 2013 at 10:00 pm

i love using it on pasta

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32 amanda hardesty December 5, 2013 at 3:28 am

I love Ragu for lasagna
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33 Jeanna December 5, 2013 at 8:30 am

We use it with my husband’s homemade meatballs! It’s so good!

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34 christina moore December 5, 2013 at 10:27 am

We like to have it on spaghetti and I use it as dipping sauce

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35 anne December 5, 2013 at 10:33 am

We use it on penne.

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36 Thomas Murphy December 5, 2013 at 10:35 am

I like it on spaghetti and meatballs.

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37 rachel December 5, 2013 at 10:40 am

I love to have it on hand for those nights when I’m too busy to make anything else but spaghetti!

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38 Donna Dennis December 5, 2013 at 12:12 pm

making a homemade pizza

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39 Deb Anderson December 5, 2013 at 1:24 pm

I use Ragu in just about ALL my pasta dishes, but especially lasagna.

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40 bart cook December 5, 2013 at 1:53 pm

very handy to have in the pantry…….and very easy to add to recipes!

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41 bart cook December 5, 2013 at 1:55 pm

we like it on spaghetti, of course. and also sometimes add it to goulash or other noodle dishes or chili.

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42 D SCHMIDT December 5, 2013 at 1:59 pm

I love to use it in lasagne recipes.

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43 Victoria Gammage December 5, 2013 at 2:03 pm

I love to use it in Lasagna and spaghetti.

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44 christine burd December 5, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Spaghetti and meatballs -my favorite dish!

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45 Heather Y. December 5, 2013 at 4:10 pm

I like to use it to make lasagna

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46 Idaho Jill December 5, 2013 at 4:14 pm

Ragu is my husband’s favorite with spaghetti and meatballs.

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47 shelly December 5, 2013 at 5:36 pm

I like to make pasta with hamburger and onions & ragu
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48 marian boll December 5, 2013 at 7:05 pm

Spaghetti for sure!!!

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49 acmommy3 December 5, 2013 at 7:44 pm

I have fond memories of my mother making sloppy joes! :-) I also love to use Ragu pasta sauce to simmer sausages in, it is so good over noodles! Also like making Lasagna Roll-ups! :-)

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50 Mariaelena December 5, 2013 at 9:20 pm

I use it for spaghetti all the time but sloppy joes sound great!

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51 Cynthia Gray December 5, 2013 at 10:07 pm

i use the pasta sauce in my meatloaf to make it even tastier!

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52 Rochel S December 5, 2013 at 10:26 pm

We love eating it with spaghetti!!

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53 Shannon December 5, 2013 at 11:40 pm

For our homemade pizza!

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54 Claudia December 6, 2013 at 12:16 am

homemade lasagna …yumm

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55 LaVonne
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Spaghetti is my kid’s favorite.
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56 mrsshukra December 6, 2013 at 1:00 am

I use Ragu to make veggie spaghetti!

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57 Liz December 6, 2013 at 9:44 am

It’s great in baked ziti

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58 Darlene Carbajal December 6, 2013 at 11:47 am

My favorite way to use Ragu is with spaghetti. :)

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59 happymomc December 6, 2013 at 1:21 pm

pizza, pasta, spaghetti!

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60 Susan Smith December 6, 2013 at 3:17 pm

I like to have pasta with Ragu

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61 beth cole December 6, 2013 at 4:26 pm

I use it in my lasagna recipe.

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62 Mary Beth Elderton December 6, 2013 at 5:01 pm

I use Ragu for spaghetti,but this sloppy joe sounds delicious!

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63 Murry December 6, 2013 at 5:49 pm

As a pizza sauce.

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64 Yona December 6, 2013 at 5:52 pm

I will use Ragu to make spaghetti.
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65 Lacey Burd December 6, 2013 at 7:42 pm

I grew up on Ragu spaghetti. My mom has only ever used the mushroom Ragu sauce. I like the other varieties, too, but Ragu is the only kind I buy as well :)

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66 Shanna December 6, 2013 at 7:42 pm

On top of spaghetti… all covered with cheese =D

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67 Barbara Montag December 6, 2013 at 8:37 pm

I love using it for Sloppy Joes – thank you.

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68 Terri Quick December 6, 2013 at 9:23 pm

I’m part Italian, so we eat lots of pasta & sauce in our house.

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69 J Ebling December 7, 2013 at 1:15 am

We use it a lot of different things from different pastas to pizza bakes, pizza itself. Simple Grilled toast with cheese and sauce. So simple so Versatile.

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70 Amy G December 7, 2013 at 11:40 am

I love to make lasagna with Ragu sauce.

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71 staceyk December 7, 2013 at 1:27 pm

spaghetti is always so easy with jarred sauce!

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72 Susan Christy December 7, 2013 at 2:14 pm

I use Ragu in my Meatball Sub casserole

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73 Ellie W December 7, 2013 at 6:58 pm

I use it for chicken parmesan.

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74 Beth W December 7, 2013 at 9:41 pm

Our favorite is on french bread pizzas.

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75 Mary Somerville December 7, 2013 at 10:11 pm

My favorite way to use it is in lasagna. The Ragu doesn’t come out watery.

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76 Cheryl F. December 8, 2013 at 3:52 am

MY favorite way is to use Ragu sauce is in pasta.
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77 Adrienne Gordon December 8, 2013 at 8:04 am

on meatballs with spaghetti

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78 Mary Casper December 8, 2013 at 9:18 am

as a base for my spaghetti sauce

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79 Cynthia C December 8, 2013 at 10:02 am

I like to use Ragu when I make lasagna.

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80 Lisa Brown December 8, 2013 at 10:40 am

i use it for lasagna

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81 julie murphy December 8, 2013 at 10:47 am

We use it for dip for cheesesticks and ravioli

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82 Rich Morris December 8, 2013 at 11:03 am

i love it in spaghetti

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83 Margaret Smith December 8, 2013 at 11:13 am

I love using Ragu on Spagetti and meatballs.

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84 Gwen B. December 8, 2013 at 11:13 am

I use it to dip my garlic bread into when I don’t feel like having a full meal.

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85 Angie December 8, 2013 at 12:12 pm

straight up spaghetti!
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86 carol December 8, 2013 at 12:27 pm

I use it to make Spaghetti and meatballs

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87 Tracy L Davis December 8, 2013 at 1:12 pm

I use Ragu on all of my pasta.

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88 Susan Chester December 8, 2013 at 2:09 pm

I love their chunky sauce on spaghetti!

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89 Emily December 8, 2013 at 3:03 pm

I use Ragu Alfredo sauce to make spinach dip

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90 Jody Sisson December 8, 2013 at 3:53 pm

I always use Ragu for my spaghetti.

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91 Sue Ellison December 8, 2013 at 4:25 pm

My favorite way to use Ragu is for spaghetti and meatballs.

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92 Steph December 8, 2013 at 4:38 pm

I use Ragu sauce for spaghetti.

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93 Paol Trenny December 8, 2013 at 4:38 pm

I like to use it on pasta and chicken baking dishes

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94 Cathy Truman December 8, 2013 at 5:04 pm

We use Ragu with our lasagna and for our pizzas.

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95 Carolyn December 8, 2013 at 6:26 pm

I love Traditional Ragu on spaghetti with parmesan cheese

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96 Julie December 8, 2013 at 6:46 pm

on spaghetti
thanks

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97 Tari Lawson December 8, 2013 at 8:50 pm

I like to use itin lasagna.

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98 Tari Lawson December 8, 2013 at 8:51 pm

I like to use it in lasagna.

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99 Suzanne K December 8, 2013 at 8:59 pm

for spaghetti or lasagna

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100 Geoff K December 8, 2013 at 10:11 pm

Besides baked pasta and lasagna, I love using Ragu sauce to make cocktail sauce and tomato butter!

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101 Laura J December 8, 2013 at 10:34 pm

Oh I love to use it in a spaghetti rice stuffed peppers that I make! Our favorite!

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102 Mary Calabrese December 9, 2013 at 11:12 am

I use it in spaghetti.

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103 Adele Jones December 9, 2013 at 11:13 am

I use Ragu when I make spaghetti and meatballs.

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104 Karen Lynch December 9, 2013 at 12:51 pm

I love to use it in Ravioli Lasagna.

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105 Mel December 9, 2013 at 1:22 pm

On meatball subs

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106 Tabathia B December 9, 2013 at 1:47 pm

baked chicken parmesan

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107 stacey b December 9, 2013 at 2:09 pm

My favorite way to use it is for Chicken Parmesan

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108 Tammy S December 9, 2013 at 8:08 pm

My favorite way to use it is for Baked Ziti.

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109 beth shepherd December 9, 2013 at 8:46 pm

I like using it in my meatball subs

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110 Michelle Weaver December 9, 2013 at 9:53 pm

I use it on spaghetti!

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111 McKim December 9, 2013 at 10:39 pm

I like to use it in lasagna.

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112 Melissa Nagy December 10, 2013 at 8:12 am

I always use Ragu for my baked spaghetti.

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113 Jennifer Dunaway December 10, 2013 at 1:05 pm

I use it on Spaghetti and meatballs.

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114 Nannypanpan December 10, 2013 at 11:22 pm

To use it in my lasagna

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115 Angela Saver December 11, 2013 at 4:03 am

Spaghetti & meatballs!

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116 Maria Iemma December 11, 2013 at 11:48 am

I like to make chicken parmegiana using Ragu sauce and mozzarella cheese.

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117 Julie Smith December 11, 2013 at 9:16 pm

Not very original, but I use it in my lasagna … I dress it up by adding tomatoes and more Italian spices as well as ground beef! Thanks for the chance to win!

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118 vera December 12, 2013 at 12:35 am

I like to make flatbread pizzas with it.

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119 danielle Marie December 12, 2013 at 4:30 am

i love it with penne pasta and trader joes turkey meatballs.

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120 Teresa Thompson December 12, 2013 at 3:20 pm

I have lots of spaghetti lovers.

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121 Ben G December 12, 2013 at 5:39 pm

My favorite way to use it is on spaghetti as well as lasagna.

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122 Nadine L December 13, 2013 at 12:00 am

I make individual lasagna’s and always use Ragu

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123 Kristen December 13, 2013 at 12:39 am

I like to use it to make english muffin pizzas.

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124 William Krawic December 13, 2013 at 3:00 am

Believe it or not, but I do use Ragu to make sloppy joes!

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125 Shannon December 13, 2013 at 4:16 am

We like it with whole grain pasta.

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126 Anthony December 13, 2013 at 9:46 am

With spaghetti and meatballs

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127 candy kratzer wenzel December 13, 2013 at 10:29 am

I love Ragu on stuffed shells.

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128 Dorothy December 13, 2013 at 11:01 am

it is great formaking soup

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129 Lisa Garner December 13, 2013 at 1:15 pm

I love Ragu over my Manicotti.

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130 Sarah December 13, 2013 at 2:15 pm

I like to use it in lasagna!

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131 Nicole C. December 13, 2013 at 2:17 pm

My favorite way to use it is in lasagna.

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132 Stephanie Larison December 13, 2013 at 5:53 pm

I use it when I’m making pizza burgers, they’re my hubby’s fave.

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133 Lauren E. December 13, 2013 at 7:24 pm

We use ragu specifically for home made pizza bagels

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134 Danielle December 13, 2013 at 8:03 pm

I use it most in my spaghetti and pizza

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135 Robin December 13, 2013 at 8:43 pm

I use it on my spaghetti

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136 Brittney House December 13, 2013 at 9:01 pm

We love eating it with spaghetti!!

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137 Rebecca Peters December 13, 2013 at 9:04 pm

I like it in spaghetti

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138 Karen Matlock December 13, 2013 at 10:04 pm

I brown onions, mushrooms and garlic then add faux hamburger and a jar of Ragu and serve over spaghetti. Oh, lots of cheese on top!

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139 laurie December 13, 2013 at 10:05 pm

we use it to make spaghetti and meatballs

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140 Paula Tavernie December 13, 2013 at 10:07 pm

I like it on my speggetti and meat balls!!

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141 Andrina G December 13, 2013 at 10:26 pm

I like to make penne pasta with Ragu and mozarella.

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142 Julie Lawson December 13, 2013 at 10:32 pm

I use Ragu to make spaghetti.

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143 brittney December 13, 2013 at 10:44 pm

well spaghetti of course!

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144 Breanne December 13, 2013 at 11:49 pm

I like to use it on spaghetti

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145 Beverly Metcalf December 14, 2013 at 12:06 am

I use it on my spaghetti. I love the chunky mushroom kind. Thanks for having this contest.

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146 Vikki Billings December 14, 2013 at 12:23 am

I use it in my spaghetti and meat balls!

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147 Renee G December 14, 2013 at 12:30 am

I love using it to make bagel pizzas

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148 Trisha McKee December 14, 2013 at 12:32 am

I love it with sauteed onions and pepperoni over angel hair pasta.

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149 Sharon December 14, 2013 at 12:37 am

I keep it on hand for a quick weeknight “fast food,” meal and serve it with whole wheat rotini pasta! I also use it for pizza sauce on homemade pizza!

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150 Theresa December 14, 2013 at 12:40 am

I love to use Ragu in my manicotti!
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151 Sand December 14, 2013 at 1:11 am

I like it in lasagna.

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152 Joy Q December 14, 2013 at 1:17 am

I like it to make baked ziti

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153 Richard Hicks December 14, 2013 at 1:31 am

We use Ragu all the time on our spaghetti!

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154 Kathleen S. December 14, 2013 at 2:28 am

Spaghetti or baked penne pasta.

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155 Leslie L Stanziani December 14, 2013 at 2:53 am

I use it in lasagna.

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156 Barbara Long December 14, 2013 at 2:53 am

My favorite way to use Ragu sauce is for meatball subs.

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157 joni December 14, 2013 at 3:36 am

I use Ragu when I make my lasagna.

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158 Michelle Tucker December 14, 2013 at 4:07 am

We use it most often in spaghetti. :)

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159 Sarah L December 14, 2013 at 4:58 am

On all kinds of pasta.
Thanks for the contest.

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160 Chris Martinez December 14, 2013 at 5:44 am

I use it mainly for lasagna, but sometimes on pizza as well.

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161 susan smoaks December 14, 2013 at 6:02 am

my favorite way to use ragu is to make spaghetti with it

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162 Brian E. December 14, 2013 at 7:19 am

Thanks for the giveaway…we use Ragu to top off grilled Italian sausage, onion, & green pepper subs.

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