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Beer Braised Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Ingredients:

3 medium onions cut into wedges
3 pounds bone-in beef short ribs trimmed of fat 1 bay leaf
12 ounces light beer (non alcoholic beer)
2 Tbsp brown sugar
2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
2 Tbsp tomato paste

2 tsp dried thyme
2 tsp beef bouillon granules
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cold water


Cooking Instructions:

  1. Place onions in a 5-quart (or larger) slow cooker; add ribs and bay leaf. Combine the beer, brown sugar, mustard, tomato paste, thyme, bouillon, salt and pepper. Pour over meat. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove meat and vegetables to a serving platter; keep warm. Discard bay leaf. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer juices to a small saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil. Combine flour and water until smooth. Gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
    Instant Pot Short Ribs Instructions
  3. Set everything in the Instant Pot and set it for 45 minutes at high pressure, followed by 15 minutes of natural release time for the cooking time.
  4. Remove meat and vegetables to a serving platter; keep warm. Discard bay leaf. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer juices to a small saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil. Combine flour and water until smooth. Gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

Notes
Weight Watcher's Nutritional Information - Beef short ribs are very high in fat. Trim as much fat as possible from them before cooking. Use a kitchen scale to measure your portions... 8 ounces (including bone) of beer braised beef short ribs = 14 points



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