My mom always prepared this stew while I grew in her home. She learned the recipe when she worked in a kitchen for a while. I found the name "ragu" interesting, though I don't know what it means. It's a beautiful reach stew and quite healthy.

  • 500 g veal
  • olive oil
  • 1 head onion
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 celery root
  • 2 liters water
  • salt, black pepper, vegeta, fresh basil or parsley
  1. Cut meat in small cubes and fry on some olive oil. Add finelly chopped onion and grind carrots and fry them together.
  2. Then add potatoes and celery cut in cubes and fry shortly.
  3. Add water and boil all together at low heat until meat and vegetables soften. Add more water if necessary.
  4. In the end, add salt, spices and leave to cook for 10 more minutes.
  5. Decorate with fresh basil or parsley.