A plate of Crockpot Pork Ragu over some Pappardelle noodles.
Crockpot Pork Ragu
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs 30 mins
Total Time
9 hrs

Crockpot Pork Ragu is an easy dinner for a busy weekday. I love that I can prepare it in the morning and have a healthy, delicious dinner with no fuss!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pork Ragu
Calories: 3985 kcal
Author: Lynne
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 1/2 pound pork loin
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup red wine can substitute with chicken stock
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 3 medium carrots, grated
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed rosemary
  • 1/8 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 package Pappardelle noodles
  1. In a small bowl, mix together the salt, pepper, rosemary, and thyme. Rub the mixture all over the pork loin.

  2. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet.
     Place loin into heated skillet and sear on all sides, until nicely browned.

  3. Spray the inside of the crockpot or slow cooker with cooking spray and place the seared loin inside. 

  4. Cover with the crushed tomatoes, chicken stock, red wine, onions, carrots, garlic and tomato paste. 
    Add the bay leaf. 

  5. Cover and heat on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-6

  6. When pork has finished cooking, remove from the crockpot and place onto a cutting board. Remove the bay leaf from the sauce and shred the meat with two forks.

  7. Return pork to the crockpot to cook on low for an additional 30 minutes. 

  8. In a large pot, boil water and cook pasta according to package directions.

Nutrition Facts
Crockpot Pork Ragu
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3985 Calories from Fat 891
% Daily Value*
Fat 99g152%
Saturated Fat 24g150%
Cholesterol 1097mg366%
Sodium 3379mg147%
Potassium 8838mg253%
Carbohydrates 419g140%
Fiber 37g154%
Sugar 61g68%
Protein 339g678%
Vitamin A 32800IU656%
Vitamin C 97.4mg118%
Calcium 581mg58%
Iron 26.9mg149%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.