Crockpot Braised Beef Ragu with Polenta


You guys, I’m totally in love. With this yummy tomato-saucy braised BEEF ragu. As in beautifully browned and slow cooked meat. Like, what is even going on in the best possible…

What you will need

2 tablespoons olive oil

3 lbs. beef rump roast or round roast

half a yellow or white onion, minced

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 28-ounce cans San Marzano whole tomatoes (see notes)

½ cup red wine

3 tablespoons tomato paste

1 teaspoon basil

1 teaspoon oregano

2 bay leaves

2 teaspoons salt

black pepper to taste

6 cups water

1-2 teaspoons salt

1¾ cup yellow cornmeal

3 tablespoons butter


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