Slow Cooker Short Ribs & Cabbage


This hearty, all-in-one, beefed-up dinner will definitely knock your lederhosen socks off! Our Slow Cooker Short Ribs and Cabbage is a German-inspired dish that features meaty ribs in a sweet and tangy sauce with lots of cabbage. It’s a slow cooker dinner that’ll have everyone saying, “Ach Das Schmeckt!”

Serves: 5
Cooking Time: 495 minutes

What You’ll Need:
2 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 1/2 pound beef chuck short ribs
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon caraway seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 a cabbage, coarsely chopped (about 5 cups)

What To Do:

    1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil until hot. Add ribs in batches and brown on all sides.
    2. In a 6-quart or larger slow cooker, combine crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, lemon juice, brown sugar, caraway seeds, and salt; mix well. Place ribs over tomato mixture, then top with cabbage.
    3. Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 9 hours, or until beef is fork-tender. Skim fat from sauce, then spoon sauce over ribs and serve with cabbage.


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