Slow Cooker Pork Ragu — Tender, juicy pork simmered in a luscious white wine sauce with diced veggies and Italian seasonings.
A ragu is an Italian sauce, typically tomato based, made with meat and diced vegetables simmered in a liquid such as wine or stock and seasonings. Ragu is typically served over pasta. My version is made with pork, tomatoes, carrots, onions, garlic and simmered in a white wine based sauce in the slow cooker. I like to serve it over fettuccine, but any wide noodle would work well.
One of my favorite things to make in a slow cooker is a boneless pork roast (often called pork butt, pork shoulder or picnic pork), especially when you can put the roast in whole, as you can with this recipe. It is so easy, and the amount of flavor you get is incredible, especially for so little work.
There are so many different recipes you can make with a boneless pork roast, this Slow Cooker Pork Ragu, Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas, pulled pork, the list goes on and on, and with the slow cooker, they are all so easy.
This Slow Cooker Pork Ragu is the perfect dish to make on busy days, there is minimal prep and you can do it all in the morning, the slow cooker does the rest! This recipe makes a lot, so it’s great for when you’re having guests.
It also freezes really well, so sometimes we have half for a family dinner one night, and freeze half for dinner at a later date.
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