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Slow Cooker Boneless Short Ribs

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These boneless short ribs are prepared in the slow cooker and have a wonderful meaty flavor! Low carb and keto friendly recipe.

Low Carb Boneless Short Ribs - prepared in the slow cooker or Instant Pot

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If you're at home all day, like me, you'll understand the pros and cons of the slow cooker. Obviously it is a great way to cook certain types of meat and I love being able to prepare food in advance. But being in the house the whole time that these short ribs are cooking is bordering on torture! It doesn't stop me cooking them, of course!

How to Make Low Carb Boneless Short Ribs in the Slow Cooker

Before adding the short ribs to the slow cooker, season them with salt and pepper, then brown them in a large skillet for a few minutes on each side.

Low Carb Boneless Short Ribs - prepared in the slow cooker or Instant Pot

In the slow cooker bowl (or you can also use an Instant Pot), combine low carb barbecue sauce, low carb ketchup, and liquid smoke. As you can see I rather like the G Hughes brand right now! Here are 10 low carb ketchup ideas, and for the barbecue sauce you could make your own or buy one of the fantastic varieties of BBQ sauce from G Hughes – available at Netrition. Seven different flavors to choose from!

Low Carb Boneless Short Ribs - prepared in the slow cooker or Instant Pot

Add the browned short ribs, turn to coat, and cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 8 hours. If using an Instant Pot use the slow cooker function with the venting knob at the Venting setting.

Low Carb Boneless Short Ribs - prepared in the slow cooker or Instant Pot

My preferred way of eating them is with some smooth cauliflower mash, with a few spoonfuls of the cooking liquid over the top, and garnished with fresh thyme leaves!

Low Carb Boneless Short Ribs - prepared in the slow cooker or Instant Pot

Here are some other ways to eat your short ribs! You could shred them and enjoy them on a low carb tortilla with some salad and sour cream. Or use them to make enchiladas, nachos or tacos? Slow Cooker Boneless Short Ribs - perfect for low carb recipes

Note: Nutritional information is best estimate as the majority of the cooking liquid is not consumed.

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Slow Cooker Boneless Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Boneless Short Ribs

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes

These boneless short ribs are prepared in the slow cooker and have a wonderful meaty flavor! Low carb and keto friendly recipe.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Before adding the short ribs to the slow cooker, season them with salt and pepper, then brown them in a large skillet for a few minutes on each side.
  2. In the slow cooker bowl (or you can also use an Instant Pot), combine the barbecue sauce, ketchup, and liquid smoke.
  3. Add the browned short ribs, turn to coat, and cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 8 hours. If using an Instant Pot use the slow cooker function with the venting knob at the Venting setting.
  4. Serve with a few spoonfuls of the cooking liquid over the top.

Notes

Zero carb recipe. Nutritional information is best estimate as the majority of the cooking liquid is not consumed.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size Quarter of the ribs
Amount Per Serving Calories 582Total Fat 17gCholesterol 227mgSodium 304mgCarbohydrates 0gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 48g
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Linda Fisk

Monday 15th of April 2019

We had this for supper tonight and I must say it was quite delicious! I used everything in the recipe except I used more liquid smoke, because, after all I live in Texas. We love the smoke flavor.

Georgina

Monday 15th of April 2019

Oh I love liquid smoke too! I'm so glad that the recipe worked out for you!

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