Slow Cooker Short Ribs Recipe

Slow Cooker Short Ribs Recipe

8-hour 20-Minute recipe Serves 8
Ribs and vegetables stew in roast gravy mix, and slow cook until beef is fall-off-the-bone tender. Feel free to add this classic slow cooker short ribs recipe to your family cookbook—your grandchildren will thank you.
8-hour 20-Minute recipe Serves 8


Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 8 hours 5 mins
  • 1

    Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add ribs. Cook until just browned on all sides. Transfer ribs to a slow cooker insert. Add carrots, onion, garlic and thyme.

  • 2

    Drain fat from frying pan. Add 1 cup water and gravy mix. Stir, scraping brown bits from bottom of pan, until combined. Pour over ribs.

  • 3

    Cover and cook until short ribs are tender, 8 hours on low. Remove short ribs and vegetables to serving platter. Cover to keep warm.

  • 4

    To make Gravy: Spoon out excess fat from slow cooker, if desired. Stir flour with remaining 2 tbsp water in a small bowl. Stir into liquid in slow cooker. Cook on high until thickened, about 5 minutes. Serve with short ribs and vegetables.

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