Saturday, August 9, 2008

Crock Pot Meals: Short Ribs

Hey Everyone! I am so sorry I didn't post yesterday, things are a little crazy around here. So I am making it up to you with a Comfort Food, cooked in the Crock Pot, that is light and healthy!!! Beat that! :) hehe Plus Short Ribs are REALLY cheap!

Short Ribs
Grocery List:
1 can (about 14 oz) beef broth
1 cup chopped onion
2 small sweet potatoes, peeled, halved lengthwise and cut crosswise in 1/2-in.-thick slices
2 medium parsnips, peeled and diced (1 1/2 cups)
8 oz baby carrots
4 meaty beef short ribs (about 2 lb)
1/4 tsp pepper
3 sprigs fresh dill
1 can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes in juice, not drained
Garnish: snipped dill

How to make it:
1. Mix all ingredients except short ribs, pepper, dill and tomatoes in a 3-qt or larger slow-cooker. Top with short ribs, sprinkle with pepper, then add dill and tomatoes.

2. Cover and cook on low 7 to 9 hours until ribs are very tender. Spoon fat off surface. Serve in shallow soup plates; sprinkle with dill.

Nutritional Information:
12g fat
8g fiber
7 WW points


Sam and Brian said...

I just found your blog through "the mom blogs." I am still a beginner in the kitchen after 6 years of marriage, but getting there. Anyway, I LOVE your blog & can't wait to try some of these recipes. I'll be back often, I'm sure. Adorable layout, too!

Crystal said...

This recipe looks fantastic! I'm putting it on my menu this week and linking you! I've visited before but need to check back often! Everything always looks so yummy!

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Pennies In My Pocket said...

I am such a fan of the crock pot!!! I'm definitely going to try this one....looks oh so yummy!


Anonymous said...

We try any new crockpot recipe, and this was a winner. I forwarded it on to family. Yummy!