Slow Cooker Beef Ragu

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu


Servings 8
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 12
Difficulty Easy

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2.9 based on 36 ratings.


  • 1/2 Kg Beef Mince
  • 4 Pcs Bacon Rashers
  • .4 Gram Tomatoes crushed
  • 1 Brown Onion chopped finely</span>
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Garlic crushed
  • 1 Good Sized Carrot peeled and chopped finely
  • 1 Celery Stalk chopped finely
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 tbsp Red Wine
  • 1.5 Cup Beef Stock (300ml)
  • 1 Bay Leaf

Nutrition Information

Qty per
107g serve
Qty per
Energy 543cal 507cal
Protein 1.35g 1.26g
Fat (total) 9.2g 8.6g
 - saturated 1.35g 1.26g
Carbohydrate 3.33g 3.11g
 - sugars 1.51g 1.41g
Dietary Fibre 0.49g 0.46g
Sodium 124mg 116mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu is a delicious mince mix that goes perfectly with pasta.

It is a little more hearty than our traditional bolognaise sauce – and freezes just beautifully!


  1. In a large pot or frypan, heat the olive oil.

  2. Add the bacon, onion and garlic and cook over medium heat until starting to brown.

  3. Reduce the heat and add the carrot and celery and cook until soft.

  4. Pour mixture into the slow cooker.

  5. Again heat the frypan and brown the mince.

  6. Pour into the slow cooker.

  7. Stir in the stock, red wine, tin of tomatoes, tomato paste and spices to taste.

  8. Cook on LOW for 6 - 8 hours stirring every so often.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Slow Cooker Beef Ragu is suitable to freeze for up to six months. Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature before 3/4 filling a ziplock bag.
  • For an ever richer Ragu, substitute half the beef mince for pork mince.
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