Super Simple Slow-Cooker Short Ribs

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I’m all about easy in the kitchen these days, and our trusty slow-cooker is a total life- and time-saver more days than not. Being able to throw a handful of ingredients into it in the morning, and have dinner ready in minutes later on is almost too good to be true. And, as a great bonus, the nutritional value of slow-cooked meats – especially fatty meats cooked with the bone still in – is exceptional.

This recipe was born a few weeks ago when I was in a rush and didn’t want to do anything fancy. I just did the absolute minimum. To my great surprise and delight, it turned out so well I wrote it down.

Enjoy!

Super Simple Slow-Cooker Short Ribs | eatnakednow.com

Ingredients:

2-4lbs of grass-fed beef short ribs, bone in (find a good local farmer here)
1 1/2 teaspoons unrefined sea salt
2 generous tablespoons Italian seasoning (either a blend like this - make sure any pre-blended seasoning doesn’t have any hidden fillers or gluten, or make your own with a combination of oregano, basil, thyme, and marjoram)
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 cup white or red wine (I’ve now made it both ways and both are yummy – I probably prefer the white wine)
6-8 cloves garlic, peeled
2-4 cups dark leafy greens (kale, collards, chard, mustard greens, etc)

Equipment:

Slow-cooker (we use this one)

Directions:

Put the short ribs in the slow cooker, and sprinkle with salt, Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes. Add wine and garlic. Cook for 6-8 hours.

Just before serving, add the greens. If there’s not enough room in your slow cooker, you can spoon  some of the juices out of the cooker and into a large pan. Heat on medium-low and add your greens to these juices until just wilted.

Serve as is, or with a side of root mash (kabocha squash mash is becoming a favorite around here).



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