Slowcooker Short Ribs and Polenta

Busy day today, so I’ll make this short and sweet (pun intended =0)) Short Ribs and Mashed Polenta



  • 4 boneless beef short ribs (try to find meat with a little more fat, so it won’t come out dry)
  • 1/4 tsp sage
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 ginger
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 tbs maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup beef broth

1. Mix sage, thyme, ginger, salt, sugaar, pepper, and maple syrup

2. Coat beef with mixture

3. Place beef into slow cooker and add beef broth.

4. ** Cook for 4-6 hours on low** Each slow cooker is different, so please check it.

Polenta Fries 

Ingredients:Short Ribs and Polenta Fries

  • Organic Polenta (we buy it from Trader Joes, it’s easier to cook, comes in a tube)
  • 1/2 tsp of chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  1. Cut polenta into sticks
  2. Add olive oil into pan
  3. Add garlic
  4. Cook for 4 or 5 minutes on each side on medium low

Creamy Polenta (first picture)


  • Milk
  • 1/4 cup of shredded cheese
  • Organic Polenta
  1. Add milk and chopped polenta into pot, cook on low heat
  2. Stir in cheese and keep adding milk until desired consistency

Ribs inspired by The Midnight Baker

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