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Slow Cooker Pork Ragu

Melt in your mouth Pork Ragu from your slow cooker is rich and satisfying.

Slow Cooker Pork Ragu from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

To begin, dice 2 medium carrots and a medium sized onion. Place them in your slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Pork Ragu from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Cut a 1 1/2 pound pork loin into 6 sections. Place them in the slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Pork Ragu from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

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.

Slow Cooker Pork Ragu from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

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.

Slow Cooker Pork Ragu from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Shred the pork with two forks and  spoon the ragu over the pasta.

Slow Cooker Pork Ragu from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Top with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese and enjoy!

Slow Cooker Pork Ragu from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Slow Cooker Pork Ragu

Slow Cooker Pork Ragu

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes

Melt in your mouth Pork Ragu from your slow cooker is rich and satisfying.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. To begin, dice the carrots and onion. Place them in your slow cooker.
  2. Cut the pork into 6 sections. Place them in the slow cooker.
  3. Add in the tomato paste, garlic, oregano, thyme, rosemary, sea salt, black pepper and diced tomatoes. Stir this all together.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours.
  5. When it is nearly done, cook the pasta according to package directions.
  6. Shred the pork with two forks and spoon the ragu over the pasta.
  7. Top with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese and enjoy!

Notes

FOR PALEO - Omit the cheese and pasta. Serve this inside a lettuce wrap. Yum!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 248 Total Fat: 10g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 91mg Sodium: 310mg Carbohydrates: 6g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 3g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 31g
This data was estimated and provided by Nutritionix. Accuracy not guaranteed.

4 thoughts on “Slow Cooker Pork Ragu”

  1. This sounds delicious! I love how simple the recipe is, and that the crock pot does all the work!

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