Orecchiette with Pork Ragù

Orecchiette with Pork Ragu IMAGE Author: Canadian Living Credits: Orecchiette with Pork Ragu IMAGE

A mouthwatering ragù in less than 30 minutes? It's possible, thanks to already shredded braised pork and a little red wine. Serve the rest of the wine at the table, along with crusty bread to soak up every last bit of sauce.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2013

Ingredients

  • 340 g orecchiette pasta
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • pinch hot pepper flakes
  • 1 can (796 mL) diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1 cup Slow Cooker Shredded Pork
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil leaf torn

Method

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions until al dente; drain.

Meanwhile, in saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion and garlic, stirring often, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, Italian herb seasoning, salt, pepper and hot pepper flakes until combined.

Stir in tomatoes, wine and sugar. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 15 minutes. Add pork; cook, stirring, until heated through, about 1 minute.

Toss with pasta; serve topped with Parmesan cheese and basil. 

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 6 g
  • Sodium 923 mg
  • Sugars 11 g
  • Protein 29 g
  • Calories 564.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 47 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 81 g

%RDI

  • Iron 46.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 96.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 23.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 57.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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