• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 7 hr
  • total: 7 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Beef ragu made in the crockpot (slow cooker) and served over pappardelle pasta. 

    Ingredients

    • 2.8 pounds beef chuck roast, (cut into 6 large equal pieces)
    • Fine sea salt and freshly cracked pepper
    • 3 and 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, (separated)
    • 3 cups mirepoix ((diced onion, carrots, celery -- I use a cup of each))
    • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
    • 1 cup 100% grape juice
    • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed fire-roasted tomatoes (I HIGHLY recommend Muir Glen Organic fire-roasted crushed tomatoes)
    • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 3/4 teaspoon EACH: dried thyme, dried basil, dried oregano
    • 3 bay leaves
    • 1 large beef bouillon cube**
    • 1 and 1/2 pounds dried pappardelle pasta
    • 3 packages (8 ounces EACH) pappardelle pasta (I recommend DeLallo's brand)
    • Reserved pasta water
    • Freshly grated parmesan cheese and finely chopped fresh parsley (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 279 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 2 g 3.77%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.66%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 30 mg 10.14%
    • Sodium: 389 mg 16.21%
    • Calcium: 40 mg 3.96%
    • Potassium: 64 mg 1.84%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 19.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 52 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.32%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 9.49%
    • Vitamin C 28.94%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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