Pulled Pork Ragu

Prep time:

15 min

Cook time:

45 min

Total time:

1 hour




1 kg Eskort Smoked Pulled Pork

2 onions, chopped

4 carrots, grated

1 bunch celery, chopped

4 cloves garlic, chopped

45 ml (3 T) thyme, chopped

45 ml (3 T) sage, chopped

45 ml (3 T) rosemary

250 ml (1 C) red wine

410 g (1 tin) tomato puree

410 g (1 tin) chopped tomatoes

410 g (1 tin) whole peeled tomatoes

250 ml (1 C) vegetable stock

60 ml (¼ C) olive oil

coarse salt and black pepper, to taste


  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over moderate heat.
  • Add onions, carrots and celery to the pot.
  • Season with coarse salt and fry for 5 minutes, stirring regularly.
  • Add garlic and chopped herbs and stir thoroughly.
  • Add red wine and the tinned ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add pulled pork, stir through and leave to simmer with the lid on for another 20 minutes.


  • Serve with pasta or the variety of accompaniments coming up in this week’s features.