Crock Pot Short Ribs and Cabbage Stew

READY IN: 8hrs 35mins
Recipe by Lorac

A beefy, sweet, spicy un-thickened stew topped with short ribs. Try mashing up your potatoes in the sauce with a fork - a left over penchant from my childhood.

Top Review by Bergy

Wonderful flavor and yes do mash those tatties in the sauce, very good. I only cooked it on low for 5 hours but I cut the recipe in half so that may have had someting to do with the timing. The veggies were cooked through but still had a bit of fresh crunch to them - even the cabbage was not overcooked. I thought when looking at the ingredients that the recipe would have a sweet - sour flavor there was a hint but it ended up with a lovely mellow flavor. I used sweet & Low brown sugar substitute. Great to find a good recipe to cook in a crockpot on a hot summer day Thanks to the chef that submitted this recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add oil to a nonstick skillet and heat on high.
  2. Place flour in a plastic bag, add one rib at a time, and shake to coat.
  3. Brown ribs on both sides, reduce heat to medium high, brown all edges remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
  4. Add broth to skillet, stir, scraping up browned bits.
  5. Add tomatoes, garlic, sugar, vinegar, dill, salt, and cayenne, stir to combine and set aside.
  6. Layer potatoes, carrots, onion, and cabbage, and top with tomato mixture in the crock pot.
  7. Place ribs on top, meat side down, cover and cook 4 hours on High or 7-8 hours on Low.
  8. To serve place a rib in the bottom of 6 soup plates and top with stew.

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