slow-cooker-red-wine-braised-short-ribsSLOW COOKER RED WINE BRAISED SHORT RIBS

Slow Cooker Red Wine Braised Short Ribs
Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
8 hours
Total time
8 hours 15 mins
Serves: 3-4
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 2-3 pounds beef short ribs
  • salt, to taste
  • garlic powder, to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 2 cups red wine (just get a bottle you like)
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 (6 ounce jar) tomato paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups button mushrooms
  • fresh parsley, to garnish
  • flake salt, to garnish
  1. Place a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add ghee. Sprinkle salt and garlic powder on all sides of each short rib then place the the pan and sear on all sides, about 2-3 minutes per side, until a nice crust appears on the short ribs.
  2. In a crockpot, place garlic cloves, onion, carrots, and celery in the bottom. Add the seared short ribs on top. In a bowl, whisk together red wine, broth, and tomato paste. Pour mixture on top of short ribs then add bay leaves, thyme, rosemary, and red pepper flakes to crockpot. Lastly, add mushrooms to the top. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  3. When cooked fully and falling off the bone, garnish with fresh parsley and flaked salt.


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