Slow-Cooker Melt-In-Your-Mouth Short Ribs

Total Time
8hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 8 hrs

This takes minutes to throw together in the morning and tastes delicious. Recipe is from Campbells.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the beef into a 3 1/2- to 6-qt. slow cooker.
  2. Add the brown sugar, garlic, thyme and flour.
  3. Toss to coat.
  4. Stir the soup and ale in a small bowl.
  5. Pour over the beef.
  6. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 9 hours* or until the beef is fork-tender.
  7. Serve with the mashed potatoes or noodles, if desired.
  8. This could be cooked in the slow cooker on high for 4-5 hours, but I haven't tried it.


Most Helpful

I purchased Campbell Soups slow cooker recipe book a few years ago. This recipe is one of my favorites out of the book. I use the boneless beef short ribs, (less fat, more meat) and imported dark German beer. Wonderful flavor and tender ribs every time. A good tip to remember is the better the beer, the better the flavor. Save the bud light for drinking!

GrandmaG June 26, 2009

I made these ribs last April for my husbands birthday. My brother-in law and his wife were there and they all loved, loved, loved these ribs. I am making them tomorrow now for my brother-in-law's birthday and my hubby is like a little kids waiting for them. I used Newcastle for the beer. It absolutely has to be dark beer without a doubt. I also use some Old Bay for seasoning. YUMMM

Crossroads45 November 19, 2010

These are good short ribs. I've followed "beef & beer" recipies before, and the beer you use makes a big difference in flavor. Also, my store only had 2 lb. packages of short ribs, so I mixed the ribs with 1 lb of beef stew meat. The ribs taste better than the stew meat. Maybe the fat is better at absorbing the flavor. Anyway, I'm glad I used the dark beer and bone in ribs.

Oldman437 January 15, 2011

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