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Balsamic Slow Cooker Short Ribs

These  delicious, fall of the bone tender, beef short ribs are so easy to make in your slow cooker.  And the balsamic short rib recipe is one you will love!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword crock pot short ribs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 547kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

  • 2-3 lbs. bone in beef short ribs
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 C balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 C brown sugar
  • 6 cloves of garlic minced

Spice Rub

  • 2 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp dried rubbed sage
  • 1/2 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • In a bowl, mix together the spice rub. Rub mixture into all sides of the short ribs.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium high heat.
  • Braise the ribs for 2-3 minutes each side or until lightly browned.
  • Put ribs in slow cooker and add balsamic vinegar, tomato sauce, sugar, and garlic.
  • Cook for 4-6 hours on low or until meat is tender.

Nutrition

Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 133mg | Sodium: 4206mg | Potassium: 1261mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 745IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 6.8mg