Slow-Cooked Short Ribs

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Smothered in a mouth-watering barbecue sauce, these meaty ribs are a popular entree wherever I serve them. The recipe is great for a busy cook - after everything is combined, the slow cooker does all the work. -Pam Halfhill, Medina, Ohio

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
9 hrs
Total Time:
9 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • ½ teaspoon pepper

  • 4 pounds boneless beef short ribs

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 ½ cups beef broth

  • ¾ cup red wine vinegar

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup chili sauce

  • cup ketchup

  • cup Worcestershire sauce

  • 5 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 ½ teaspoons chili powder

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add ribs in batches and shake to coat. In a large skillet, brown ribs in butter.

  2. Transfer to a 6-qt. slow cooker. In the same skillet, combine the remaining ingredients. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil; pour over ribs. Cover and cook on low for 9-10 hours or until meat is tender.