Slimming World Beef Ragu Pasta Bake

Slimming World Beef Ragu Pasta Bake

Adding another Slimming World recipe to the collection today. You can find more delicious concoctions on our Slimming World Page.  Today we have this portion of yumminess, the delightful Beef Ragu Pasta Bake. The perfect dinner for all of the family to enjoy.

Cook time – 1 hour
Syn Free.
Add 6 Syns if not using mozzarella as a healthy extra.

Beef Ragu Pasta Bake



1 onion finely chopped

1 large carrot, peeled and finely chopped

2 celery sticks, finely chopped

250g chestnut mushrooms, finely chopped

3 garlic cloves, finely chopped

700g jar passata

500g lean beef mince (5% fat or less)

250ml beef stock

8 tbsp tomato puree

1 tsp dried mixed herbs

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Fresh basil leaves, finely chopped

400g dried pasta shells

200g mozzarella, cubed

Low-calorie cooking spray



1 Preheat oven to 180°C/160° fan/Gas 4. Place a large frying pan coated with low-calorie cooking spray on a high heat. Add celery, onion, carrot, mushrooms, garlic and beef mince and gently stir-fry for several minutes.

2 Add tomato puree, passata, dried herbs and stock and bring to the boil. Season and turn the heat down to medium, cover and cook for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3 Whilst that cooks get started on your pasta. Drain when done.

4 Remove Ragu from heat and stir in the basil. Transfer half the sauce into a medium baking dish, top with pasta and pour over the remaining sauce and scatter the mozzarella. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

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  1. Michelle June 15, 2018 / 2:09 pm

    This looks really good! I am going to have to try this for me and the teenager. We love pasta and we love beef! #MMBC
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  2. Leanne Baker June 16, 2018 / 12:30 pm


  3. chris bull June 19, 2018 / 1:06 pm

    I’ll be giving this a go, looks so tasty 🙂

  4. Leoni-fay Bunting June 20, 2018 / 5:00 pm

    I’m not on slimming world, but this looks delicious! I think I might have to give it a try! #mmbc

  5. Anne June 25, 2018 / 10:26 am

    That does sound delicious! I love a real nice pasta bake and if it’s healthier then that’s a bonus.
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  6. paula cheadle June 25, 2018 / 12:36 pm

    this dish sounds and looks like a very tasty, will have to see about making it

  7. Kim Styles July 2, 2018 / 7:03 pm

    that is my favourite kind of meal . looks perfection!!

  8. Dean T July 27, 2018 / 9:50 pm

    My missus made this a few days ago and it was delish, apparently I need to shift a few pounds >.<

  9. Jeanette Leighton September 5, 2018 / 3:33 pm

    Sounds nice I love my pasta dishes but their usual high in calories good to have these recipes… I may try them out

  10. Sarah Russell October 30, 2018 / 11:22 pm

    This sounds amazing and great that you can have it on a diet! l must check out slimming world! will need to after Christmas lol 😀

  11. Olga March 7, 2019 / 3:16 pm

    Bravo! What a great idea! Love this. I’m sure this is incredibly delicious!

  12. Mariya March 8, 2019 / 6:18 pm

    This is such a delicious meal! I love making it for the family !

  13. Alina March 10, 2019 / 5:05 pm

    Wow! Lots of YUMS! Simply loved it! A perfect summer meal!

  14. Anna March 12, 2019 / 7:19 pm

    Made this last night so quick, easy and tasty!

  15. Kate March 17, 2019 / 10:01 am

    Jayne, what a nice idea! I made this ragu last week and my husband even took some for lunch the next day. I will be making it this evening as well.

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