Pork Ragu Pressure Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Pressure-Cooker

Pork Ragu Pressure Cooker Recipe


Pressure Level: HIGH

Release: NATURAL

Time: 20 minutes

  • *Enough For 1 Pound Of Pasta
  • 1½ pounds boneless country-style pork ribs, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped fine
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1½ tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ? teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup dry red wine
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • ¾ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  1. Pat pork dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper
  2. Heat oil in pressure-cooker pot over medium-high heat until just smoking
  3. Add half of pork and brown lightly on all sides, about 5 minutes
  4. Stir in onion and cook until onion is softened and pork is well browned, about 5 minutes
  5. Stir in garlic, tomato paste, oregano, and pepper flakes and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds
  6. Stir in wine, scraping up any browned bits, and simmer until nearly evaporated, about 2 minutes
  7. Stir in tomatoes, broth, and remaining pork


  1. Lock pressurecooker lid in place and bring to high pressure over medium-high heat
  2. As soon as pot reaches high pressure, reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 20 minutes, adjusting heat as needed to maintain high pressure


  1. Remove pot from heat and allow pressure to release naturally for 15 minutes
  2. Quick release any remaining pressure, then carefully remove lid, allowing steam to escape away from you
  3. Before Serving:
  4. Using large spoon, skim excess fat from surface of sauce
  5. Break meat into bite-size pieces with spoon
  6. Bring sauce to simmer over medium-high heat and cook until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes
  7. Stir in parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste
  8. Serve

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