A combination of several recipes. One tip is to cook it the day before, chill and remove fat and reheat and serve or freeze. Wonderful meal for company. —Annielfras
What You'll Need
Dust short ribs with flour and salt and pepper
Brown the ribs in vegetable oil
finely chop one large onion, one cup chopped celery, and one cup chopped carrot. Add to the pot and sautee until soft. About 8-10 minutes. Add 3 Tablespoons minced garlic and cook one minute. Add 1/2 pound cremini or white button mushrooms.
Add 2 bay leaves, 5 sprigs fresh thyme, and 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary.
Add 21/2 cups good dry red wine, 3 Tablespoons tomato paste, 1 (15oz) can crushed tomatoes, 2 cups of beef stock, and 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper and 1 teaspoon salt,
Return short ribs to slow cooker and cook for 6hours on low or until meat is tender. Adjust seasonings to taste. Serve with mashed potatoes.