Slow  Cooker

Short Rib  Ragu

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Step up your pasta sauce with this Slow Cooker Short Rib Ragu recipe. The pasta sauce is simmered together with short ribs and served with gnocchi.

Prep Time: 20 Min

– 2 Tbsp. cooking oil – 2 lbs. beef short ribs (bone-in) – 24 oz. jar spaghetti sauce  – 1 white onion, diced – 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced – 1 1/2 tsp. dried basil – 1 tsp. dried oregano – 1/2 tsp salt – 1/4 tsp. pepper – 1/2 cup red wine 

Cook Time: 7 HRS


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Step 1

Set a large skillet on the stove top and set to medium high heat. Brown the short ribs on all sides. Add the browned short ribs to the slow cooker.

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Step 2

Pour over the spaghetti sauce, add the onion, garlic, basil, oregano, salt, pepper and wine. Stir. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours on low.

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Step 3

When the cooking time is done remove the short ribs, remove the meat from the bones. For serving I boiled a 16 oz. box of Gnocchi and then stirred them into the sauce.

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Step 4

Top with parmesan cheese and enjoy!

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