Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Ragu
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
The rich flavor of this ragu is so comforting! It is even more delicious when served on a bed of warm pasta.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) pork tenderloin
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - 28 oz. can(s) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 - 7 oz. jar(s) red peppers
  • 3 - tsp minced garlic
  • 2 - Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • Side: - pasta**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open the can of crushed tomatoes. Drain the jar of roasted red peppers.
  2. Place the pork tenderloin into the base of the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Pour the crushed tomatoes, drained roasted red peppers, minced garlic and Italian seasoning over the pork tenderloin.
  3. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours. Once finished cooking, shred the pork with 2 forks and mix into the ragu sauce.
  4. Cook the pasta as directed.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Ragu over pasta with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open 2 cans of crushed tomatoes.
  2. Open and drain 2 jars of roasted red peppers.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 lb. pork tenderloin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 - 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 - 7 oz. jar roasted red peppers
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp Italian seasoning

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free if you serve with gluten-free pasta.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Ragu

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the pork into the ragu sauce.
Serve over pasta with salad.