Slow Cooker Short Ribs

We recently got our first slow cooker and are already in love!
It is amazing how easy it is to make a healthy hearty meal for the whole family with very little prep work.

We love to eat short ribs and have made them before in the oven in a pot, but it is a little bit different using the slow cooker, and the result is tender, fall of the bone, pieces of beef that melts in your mouth. What’s not to like? 🙂


1.5 kg (3 lbs) Short ribs with bones in
1 onion
3 medium carrots
3 stalks celery
1 bay leaf
4-6 sprigs fresh thyme
1/2 liter (2 cups) beef stock
2 tablespoons honey
Salt and pepper


Wash and cut the onion, celery and carrots. Place them in the slow cooker and add bay leaf, salt, pepper and washed thyme. Mix it together with your hands or a spoon.
On a frying pan on high heat, pour some oil and fry all sides of the short ribs for about 1 min each side.
Transfer to the slow cooker on top of the vegetables. Pour honey over top and sprinkle with a bit more pepper.


Now let it cook for 6 hours on high or 8 hours on low heat.

Serve with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.



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