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shredded beef with tomato sauce

Crockpot Shredded Beef Ragu

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian


  • 1 2-3 lb. beef roast
  • 1 bunch fresh garlic, peeled
  • 4-5 leaves fresh basil
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 jar marinara sauce of choice
  • pasta noodles, cooked
  • fresh grated parmesan cheese


  • In your crockpot, add roast, beef broth, basil, and garlic.
  • Season roast well with salt and pepper and onion powder.
  • Cook on high for 6-8 hours.
  • Remove beef from broth and shred.
  • Empty broth, basil leaves, and garlic from slow cooker and add can of marinara sauce.
  • Return beef to marinara sauce in slow cooker and let cook on low for 30 minutes.
  • Cook your pasta and garlic bread while waiting.
  • Serve shredded beef over noodles with fresh grated parmesan on top. Enjoy!