Melt-In-Your-Mouth Short Ribs

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Short Ribs


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The name says it all...short ribs become exceedingly tender when slow-cooked in a flavorful combination of French onion soup, ale, garlic, brown sugar and seasonings.

Time needed

10 min preparation + 8 hour cooking

Serving Size / Yield

6 servings


  • 6 serving-sized pieces beef short ribs (about 3 lb.)
  • 2 Tbs. packed brown sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves, crushed
  • 1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (10 1/2 oz.) Campbell's® Condensed French Onion Soup
  • 1 bottle (12 fluid oz.) dark ale or beer
  • Hot mashed potatoes or egg noodles

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Place the beef into a 5-quart slow cooker. Add the brown sugar, garlic, thyme and flour and toss to coat. Stir the soup and ale in a small bowl. Pour over the beef. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 9 hours* or until the beef is fork-tender. Serve with the mashed potatoes. *Or on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours.

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