Easy Slow Cooker Short Ribs
Easy Slow Cooker Short Ribs are a delicious dinner that is low-effort, perfect for a busy weeknight. Flavorful, tender meat and veggies make a hearty, satisfying meal.
Course: Main Course, Slow Cooker
Cuisine: American, comfort food
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 40 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
3 lbs beef short ribs
2 tbsp olive oil
1 lb carrots peeled & chopped
2 large yellow onions chopped
2-3 large russet potatoes washed, peeled, and chopped
.87 oz ranch seasoning
.87 oz brown gravy mix
2 tsp seasoning salt OR salt free seasoning I like salt free ( Mrs. Dash)
1 sprig of fresh rosemary
1 spring of fresh thyme
3 bay leaves
5 cloves of garlic chopped
2 red bell peppers sliced
Toss the short ribs into a large bowl, then drizzle in the olive oil.
Sprinkle the salt-free, or seasoning salt all over the short ribs, then toss the ribs to make sure they are well coated with the oil and seasonings.
In a large stick-free skillet, brown the ribs over medium heat.
Once the ribs are nice and browned remove them from the heat.
Place the ribs, and chopped potatoes, onions, garlic, carrots, and peppers in a bowl, or on a flat baking sheet.
Sprinkle the ranch seasoning, and brown gravy mix all over.
Now toss all of the ingredients ( except the potatoes) into the slow cooker.
Next, add the potatoes on top of the other ingredients.
Place the lid on the slow cooker, and set on high.
Let cook for 6 hours.
During the last hour, giving everything a nice stir.
Once done sprinkle fresh parsley on top.