Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Author: Canadian Living

Meltingly tender short ribs make a great meal.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living New Slow Cooker Classics

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs beef simmering short ribs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 thick slices bacon chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 carrots diced
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup dry sherry
  • 1/2 cup sodium-reduced beef broth
  • 1/2 cup sodium-reduced beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 green onion sliced

Method

Cut ribs into 1-rib pieces; trim off fat. Season with 1/4 tsp each of the salt and pepper. Broil on foil-lined baking sheet, turning once, until browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Add to slow cooker.

In large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towel. Drain fat from skillet. Cook onion, garlic, carrot, thyme and remaining salt and pepper over medium heat until onion is softened, 5 minutes. Add to slow cooker along with bacon.

In skillet, whisk together sherry, broth and tomato paste; bring to boil, scraping up browned bits. Stir into slow cooker.

Cover and cook on low until meat is tender, 5 to 6 hours. Transfer ribs to serving dish; cover and keep warm.

Skim fat from liquid in slow cooker. Whisk flour with 1/4 cup water; whisk into liquid. Cook, covered, on high until thickened, 8 to 10 minutes. Pour over ribs. Sprinkle with green onion.

Nutritional facts Per each of 6 servings: about

  • Sodium 423 mg
  • Protein 22 g
  • Calories 335.0
  • Total fat 23 g
  • Potassium 561 mg
  • Cholesterol 63 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 10 g

%RDI

  • Iron 18.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 8.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 28.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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