Beef Ragu with Rigatoni

Sara Andrea


Delicate slow cooked beef in a homemade ragu puts a smile on everyones face. You can let this dish simmer all day without worry. I usually have a nice garlic bread to accent this meal, with a side of arugula and fennel salad.

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15 Min
9 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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onion, minced
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 1/2 tsp
fresh oregano, minced (or 1/2 t dried)
1 tsp
fresh rosemary, minced (or 1/4 t dried)
1 tsp
1 can(s)
(28 oz) tomato puree
2 Tbsp
soy sauce, low sodium
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
bay leaf
2 lb
boneless beef chuck roast, cut into 2 inch pieces
1 Tbsp
red win vinegar
1 pkg
whole-wheat rigatoni, cooked

How to Make Beef Ragu with Rigatoni


  • 1In a microwave safe bowl, mix together onion, tomato paste, garlic, oregano, rosemary, and oil. Heat for 5 minutes in microwave, stirring occasionally. Transfer to slow cooker. Add tomato puree, soy sauce, salt, pepper, and bay leaf. Stir. Add beaf. Cover and cook 9 hours on low or 6 hours on high.
  • 2Discard bay leaf. Break beef chunks into 1 inch pieces using tongs or a fork. Stir in vinegar.
  • 3Cook pasta according to directions. Drain pasta. Combine pasta and sauce. Serve.

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About Beef Ragu with Rigatoni

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian

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