Slow-Cooker Braised Short Ribs with Mashed Potatoes

Serve your family a mouthwatering meat-and-potatoes meal during the week by relying on your slow cooker!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
pounds beef short ribs
2
dried bay leaves
2
teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1
envelope (1.2 ounces) brown gravy mix
1/2
cup dry red wine, if desired
1
can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed golden mushroom soup
4
servings mashed potatoes (refrigerated, instant or frozen), heated

  • 1 Place ribs in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Top with bay leaves, Worcestershire sauce, gravy mix (dry), wine and soup.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Spoon excess fat from top of sauce if desired. Remove bay leaves. Serve ribs with mashed potatoes, spooning sauce over all.

Expert Tips

Try cooking a 3-pound pot roast this way. It's just as delicious but not as rich as the short ribs.

Steamed baby carrots brighten up the plate. They also taste great with the sauce.

Serve in pretty shallow soup plates with a fork and spoon to get every delicious drop of sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
595
(
Calories from Fat
335),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
37g
37%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
1330mg
1330%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
37g
37%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 4 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.