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Italian short ribs in a slow cooker
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Crockpot Short Ribs - 5 Ingredients!

Use your crockpot to make tasty short ribs without the hardwork! This crockpot short ribs recipe means there is no grill or smoker necessary to make perfect ribs every time.
7 Net Carbs
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crockpot short ribs, gluten free
Servings: 6
Calories: 581kcal


  • 3 pounds boneless short ribs
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 28 ounces fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • kosher salt and pepper


  • Season both sides of the short ribs with salt and pepper, then place in slow cooker.
  • Top the short ribs with garlic, thyme, onion, then layer with roasted diced tomatoes.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
  • Serve with a delicious sidedish.


Calories: 581kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 42g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g