Looks and tastes fancy. Only takes 30 minutes to make.

Joe Piccirillo
This recipe originally appeared in our Holiday 2020 issue. Get the magazine here.

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Credit: Photography by Kate Mathis

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In large pot, heat oil over medium. Add lamb, onion, garlic, and oregano. Cook, stirring often, until lamb browns, 10 to 12 minutes. Add tomatoes, with juices, and olives; season with salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until flavors meld, about 10 minutes. Transfer spaghetti to serving bowl; toss with sauce. Top with basil and cheese. 

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Tip

Can’t find basil? Parsley or even mint would be great with the ragu.

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