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Slow Cooker Red Wine Short Ribs
Slow Cooker Red Wine Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Red Wine Short Ribs


  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 package au jus gravy mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper
  • 8 shallots (halved), substitute 1 medium on and garlic
  • 3lbs beef short ribs
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (optional)
  • 3 medium carrots peeled and rough chopped (optional)


In a 6-qt slow cooker, wisk together the wine, tomato paste, gravy mix, thyme, salt/pepper, stir until mixed.

Add garlic, shallots or onions and carrots.

Add ribs, placing them, meat side down. Cover and cook until meat is tender. 8-10 hours on low or 5-6 hours on high.

With a slotted spoon transfer the ribs to a plate. Using a ladle or a spoon, skim and discard fat from the sauce. Also discard the vegetables. Spoon sauce over the ribs and sprinkle with parsley if using.

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