Slow Cooker Beef Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Beef Short Ribs

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  • 8 H

    Cooking Time

  • 15 MINS

    Prep Time

  • 8 People


  • 4 lbs. (2 kgs) beef short ribs, trimmed of fat
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 5 large carrots, cut into 2-in (5 cm) pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) dried thyme leaves
  • 1 package Knorr® Brown Classic Roast Gravy Mix
  • 1 cup (250 mL) PLUS 2 Tbsp (30 mL) water, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) all-purpose flour

  1. Brown short ribs in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Remove and place in slow cooker. Add onion, carrots, garlic and thyme.

  2. Drain fat from skillet. Add 1 cup (250 mL) water and Knorr® Brown Classic Roast Gravy Mix, stirring well and scraping brown bits from bottom of skillet. Pour over ribs.

  3. Cover and cook on LOW 8 hours or until short ribs are tender. Remove short ribs and vegetables to serving platter; cover to keep warm.

  4. If desired, remove excess fat from slow cooker. Thicken gravy by stirring flour with remaining 2 tablespoons (30 mL) water in small bowl. Add to slow cooker and cook on HIGH until thickened, about 5 minutes. Serve with short ribs and vegetables.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 430.0
Calcium (g) 4.0 %
Carbohydrates (g) 10.0 g
Fat (g) 23.0 g
Fiber (g) 2.0 g
Iron (g) 6.0 mg
Potassium (g) 874.0 mg
Protein (g) 46.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 19.0 g
Sodium (g) 450.0 mg
Sugar (g) 4.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 1.5 g

TIP: If desired, replace 1/3 cup (75 mL) water with dry red wine. A sprinkle of chopped fresh parsley adds a nice touch to the finished dish.

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