Slow-Cooker Short Ribs in Red Wine

Make ribs the easy, no-fuss way in your slow cooker with a delicious tomato-wine sauce.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 7 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
3
lb bone-in beef short ribs
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (14.5 oz) stewed tomatoes, undrained
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons tomato paste
1/2
cup red wine or Progresso™ beef flavored broth
1/2
cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons cornstarch

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add short ribs; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned.
  • 2 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place tomatoes, onion and tomato paste; stir. Add ribs, wine, broth and Worcestershire sauce.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 4 Remove ribs and bones from cooker; cover ribs to keep warm. Discard bones. Spoon off any fat from mixture in cooker. In small bowl, mix water and cornstarch; stir into mixture in cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 to 15 minutes longer or until sauce is thickened. Serve over ribs.
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add short ribs; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned.
  • 2 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place tomatoes, onion and tomato paste; stir. Add ribs, wine, broth and Worcestershire sauce.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 4 Remove ribs and bones from cooker; cover ribs to keep warm. Discard bones. Spoon off any fat from mixture in cooker. In small bowl, mix water and cornstarch; stir into mixture in cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 to 15 minutes longer or until sauce is thickened. Serve over ribs.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If your short ribs don't fit in the slow cooker, you may need to cut them between the bones.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.