Slow-Cooker Balsamic Braised Short Ribs

Slow-Cooker Balsamic Braised Short Ribs with Fresh Apricot Salad | eMeals #eMealsEats

Break out your slow cooker for this finger-licking family classic. A quick mix of six ingredients makes a perfect rub to coat pull-apart-tender short ribs. The slow cooker is an ideal way to cook this cut of meat, because the low-and-slow cooking method breaks down the tough meat into fall-off-the-bone results every time. Pair it with a Fresh Apricot Salad for a bright, flavorful meal.

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Slow-Cooker Balsamic Braised Short Ribs
 
Recipe By:
eMeals Plan: Slow Cooker Classic
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 (6-oz) can tomato paste
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1½ teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 lb beef short ribs
  • 1 cup beef broth
Instructions
  1. Stir together tomato paste, vinegar, honey, Cajun seasoning, garlic salt and pepper; rub over ribs. Place ribs in a lightly greased 5- to 6- quart slow cooker; pour in broth.
  2. Cover and cook on Low 7 to 8 hours.

 
Fresh Apricot Salad
 
Recipe By:
eMeals Plan: Slow Cooker Classic
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 (5-oz) package fresh arugula
  • 3 fresh apricots, pitted and sliced
  • 1 (3-oz) package goat cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Instructions
  1. Combine arugula, apricots and goat cheese in a large bowl. Whisk together olive oil and vinegar; drizzle over salad, and toss gently to combine.

 

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