Crockpot Beef Short Ribs With Rich Gravy

"Found this on line submitted by kitchen sanctuary. com and when we made it had to agree with what she said: Fall-apart beef served with a rich and meaty red wine gravy. I used boneless beef ribs as that's what was available. We usually stay away from beef ribs as they can be tough, but these were fall apart tender."
photo by Bonnie G #2 photo by Bonnie G #2
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photo by Chef PotPie photo by Chef PotPie
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Ready In:
8hrs 20mins
4 Beef Ribs




  • For Beef:

  • Heat the oil on high in a large frying pan Place the short ribs in the pan and brown on all sides. This should take about 10 minutes. Add in the onion and cook for a further 2 minutes, whilst stirring.
  • Add in the garlic and heat through for a minute, then add in the red wine. Bring to a bubble and allow to simmer for 3 or 4 minutes, then add in the rest of the short rib ingredients. Bring to the boil, then transfer to the crockpot. Place the lid on and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • For Gravy:

  • To make the gravy, ladle most of the cooking liquid out of the slow cooker and into a saucepan. Heat on a high heat. Mix the cornstarch and water, then slowly pour the mixture into the cooking liquid whilst whisking - until the gravy thickens. You may not need all of the cornstarch. You’re looking for a nice gravy of a medium-thick consistency.

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  1. This warmed our bones and made our taste buds have a party. Comfort food at it's best. The house smelled wonderful all day long. And the meat was silky and so tender and flavorful! The juices I took off to make the gravy I put in my trusty fat skimming cup, as there is a lot of fat on these short ribs, and the gravy was superb. I can't describe how tasty this whole dish was, it was just so yummy I will make these again and again when we feel the need for pure comfort food! I served this over creamy polenta with sweet and sour green beans. What a wonderful meal! Thanks, Bonnie, it's a keeper!
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