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Slow Cooker Beef Ragu Pasta Meal Prep
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3.38 from 8 votes

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. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time16 hrs 5 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Beef, Meal Prep, Pasta
Servings: 8 meals
Calories: 444kcal
Author: Meal Prep on Fleek

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

WW Smart Points= Green:8  Blue:8  Purple:2
 
Nutrition for 1 out of 8 servings:
40g Protein, 12g Fat, 44g Carbs

Nutrition

Serving: 1meal | Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 12g