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Slow-Cooker Beef Ragu with Penne

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 4 hr 10 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Discover flavors of Italy with this slow cooked pasta served with beef sauce – perfect for dinner.

Ingredients

1
lb ground beef
1
small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
1
can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
1
package (16 oz) penne pasta
1/2
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
1/4
cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
Freshly ground pepper

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place beef mixture in slow cooker; top with tomatoes.
  • 3 Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 hours (or on Low heat setting 8 hours).
  • 4 About 15 minutes before serving, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Divide pasta among 4 serving bowls.
  • 5 When sauce is done, stir in salt. Spoon meat sauce over pasta. Top individual servings with cheese, basil and pepper.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place beef mixture in slow cooker; top with tomatoes.
  • 3 Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 hours (or on Low heat setting 8 hours).
  • 4 About 15 minutes before serving, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Divide pasta among 4 serving bowls.
  • 5 When sauce is done, stir in salt. Spoon meat sauce over pasta. Top individual servings with cheese, basil and pepper.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
990
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
0%
Saturated Fat
10g
0%
Sodium
370mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
110g
0%
Dietary Fiber
9g
0%
Protein
69g
69%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
5 1/2 Starch; 5 1/2 Vegetable; 6 1/2 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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