Melt in your mouth Pork Ragu from your slow cooker is rich and satisfying.
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To begin, dice 2 medium carrots and a medium sized onion. Place them in your slow cooker.
Cut a 1 1/2 pound pork loin into 6 sections. Place them in the slow cooker.
Add in 2 tablespoons of tomato paste, 4 cloves of grated or finely minced garlic, 1 teaspoon each of oregano and thyme and 1/2 teaspoon each of crushed rosemary, sea salt and black pepper.
Add in 15 ounces of fire-roasted diced tomatoes. Stir this all together. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours. When it is nearly done, cook 3/4 pound of long pasta such as fusilli, linguine, fettuccine or spaghetti.
Shred the pork with two forks and spoon the ragu over the pasta.
Top with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese and enjoy!
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- 2 medium carrots
- 1 medium onion
- 1 1/2 lb pork loin
- 4 cloves garlic, grated or finely minced
- 2 Tb tomato paste
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 tsp thyme
- 1/2 tsp crushed rosemary
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 can (15 oz) fire-roasted diced tomatoes
- 3/4 lb long pasta (fusilli, linguine, fettuccine, spaghetti) cooked according to package directions
- Parmesan cheese for serving
- To begin, dice the carrots and onion. Place them in your slow cooker.
- Cut the pork into 6 sections. Place them in the slow cooker.
- Add in the tomato paste, garlic, oregano, thyme, rosemary, sea salt, black pepper and diced tomatoes. Stir this all together.
- Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours.
- When it is nearly done, cook the pasta according to package directions.
- Shred the pork with two forks and spoon the ragu over the pasta.
- Top with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese and enjoy!
FOR PALEO - Omit the cheese and pasta. Serve this inside a lettuce wrap. Yum!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 248Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 91mgSodium: 310mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 31g
This data was estimated and provided by Nutritionix. Accuracy not guaranteed.
Note: I no longer eat pork, however I am leaving recipes like this one up for those who enjoy it. Many pork recipes can be easily converted to turkey or chicken recipes, with little or even no other changes. Article: Why I Quit Eating Pork