Slow-Cooker Chunky Beef Ragu

Slow-Cooker Chunky Beef Ragu

Come home to the tantalizing aromas of dinner, waiting for you in the slow cooker! Prosciutto, sun-dried tomatoes and herbs put an Italian spin on hearty beef stew.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

8:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

3
oz thinly sliced prosciutto or pancetta, chopped
1 1/2
lb beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
jars (7 oz each) sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained, chopped (1 1/4 cups)
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
1
cup chopped celery
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir GlenĀ® diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2
cup dry red wine
1 1/2
teaspoons dried basil leaves
1 1/2
teaspoons dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  1. In 8-inch nonstick skillet, cook prosciutto over medium-high heat about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix prosciutto and remaining ingredients.
  3. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours (or on High heat setting 4 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes).
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve your favorite pasta with this dish.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 16g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 640mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 26g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.