Slow Cooker Beef Short Ribs

Ready in
8 hr 15 min
Ribs and vegetables are combined with classic roast gravy mix and slow cooked until beef is fall-off-the-bone tender for a meal that is a good source of iron.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

8 hr

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


4 lbs Beef short ribs trimmed of fat
1 lrg Onion
5 lrg Carrot cut into 2-in (5 cm) pieces
2 Clove Garlic chopped
1 tsp Dried thyme leaves
1 pkg Knorr® Brown Classic Roast Gravy Mix
1 cup Water
2 tbsp 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.

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