Melt-In-Your-Mouth Short Ribs

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Short Ribs


"Slow-cooked in a mouthwatering sauce seasoned with thyme and garlic, these tender short ribs are full of flavor."


8 h 10 m servings 462 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 462 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 19.3 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 34.2 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 96 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 738 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the beef into a 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add the brown sugar, garlic, thyme and flour. Toss to coat. Stir the soup and ale in a small bowl. Pour over the beef.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 9 hours* or until the beef is fork-tender. Serve with the mashed potatoes.


  • *Or on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours.
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  1. 62 Ratings


I used regular onion soup mix with 1 cup of water, and 1 cup of beer (Alexander Keiths) and the taste was amazing. The meat was so tender that I found the bones sitting in the bottom of the cro...

I looked this up for our daughter, then thought well OK I'd give them a try, OMG! I couldn't believe how good they were. I'm a pretty darn good cook and I usually take HOURS with my short ribs,...

I usually only try recipes that have been reviewed many times and have a good average rating. But, when I saw this recipe I knew I would love it. I was not put off by 2 out of 4 people that did ...

this is an amazing recipe. my kids who range from 4 to 10 just ate these up and they usually don't eat anything new. the ribs were done in about 6 -7 hours on low heat but i kept cooking them ...

I made these and they were delicious! I used Amber Bach beer (it's a dark beer) and it gave them such a wonderful flavor. I even used the liquid they cooked in to make gravy for the mashed pota...

I seasoned the ribs with salt and pepper, dredged them in flour, and sauteed them in oil until golden brown on all sides. Removed them from pan, then added the garlic (along with 2 finely choppe...

DEEELICIOUS!!!!! Definitly use a darker beer get LOTS of flavor from these ribs, and don't worry about the alcohol part-it cooks away leaving a wonderful taste sensation for your tongu...

I used 2 lbs of good quality short ribs. The slow cooker method makes for very tender ribs but this recipe needs a lot of "seasoning" work. I also dredged the ribs in seasoned flour and braised ...

Turned out quite nicely. I substituted Golden Mushroom for the French Onion soup and used a local microbrewed IPA for the beer. It had a slightly bitter undertaste due to the strong beer, but ...