Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep

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Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep. An effortless and hearty meal to be enjoyed for lunch or dinner. Gluten-Free. 

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep

Can you tell we have been on a kick with recipes that are easy and made in the crockpot? Basically, recipes that are designed for people who hate to cook and those who don’t want to spend a lot of time on the weekends prepping.

This Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep recipe is super easy, but still has all of the rich, hearty flavors of a classic ragu. It is served over a high-protein, gluten-free pasta for a complete meal for lunch or dinner. This is one comforting dish that will appeal to the whole family; kids and adults, alike.

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep Ingredients:

  • 1 (1.5-pound) sirloin cap roast

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1 (28 ounces) can crushed tomatoes

  • 1 cup beef broth

  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 carrots, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme (or 5 sprigs fresh thyme)

  • 3 dried bay leaves

  • 1 pound Banza pasta

  • (Optional) Grated parmesan cheese or cheese powder and chopped parsley for serving

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep

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Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep Recipe

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep
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Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep. An effortless and hearty meal to be enjoyed for lunch or dinner. Gluten-Free. 
Course Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Beef, Meal Prep, Pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 16 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8 meals

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pound sirloin cap roast
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 3 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 medium Carrots chopped
  • 1 tsp dried thyme or 5 springs fresh thyme
  • 3 dried bay leaves
  • 1 pound chickpea pasta or pasta of choice

Optional

  • grated cheese
  • parsley

Instructions

  • Rub sirloin cap roast with oil, generously sprinkle with salt and pepper. Transfer into a slow cooker, fat cap side down.
  • Pour crushed tomatoes on top. Add the beef broth, garlic, onion, carrots, thyme, and bay leaves around the roast.
  • Cook covered on low for 8 to 9 hours or on high for 5 to 6 hours. Remove the thyme sprig (if using) and bay leaves. Shred the beef using two forks.
  • Cook chickpea pasta according to package instructions and transfer to serving bowls. Pour on the ragu and serve hot with extra vegetables, such as spinach or kale.
  • Alternatively, add the pasta and the sauce into separate meal prep containers and save for later.

Notes

Nutrition for 1 out of 8 servings:
40g Protein, 12g Fat, 44g Carbs

4 Comments on "Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep"

  1. OMG, so much yes. This looks SO good- definitely going to be a hit at my dinner table!

  2. How big is one serving and what is the calorie count per?

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