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Plate of chili beef short ribs on a bed of polenta with potatoes and wine on the side

Mom's Chili Beef Crock Pot Short Ribs

Crock Pot spicy chili beef short ribs. The perfect set it and forget it dish for a busy evening. Tender, fall off the bone perfection every time!

Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword beef short ribs, chili beef, crock pot, short ribs, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 369 kcal
Author betsy


  • 3.5 lbs beef short ribs
  • 1 15oz can tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1 medium onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup beef broth


  1. Add all ingredients to a crock pot. Cook on low for 8-10 hours. 

  2. Optional: serve with cheesy polenta and roasted potatoes. 

Nutrition Facts
Mom's Chili Beef Crock Pot Short Ribs
Amount Per Serving (2 ribs)
Calories 369 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 113mg38%
Sodium 253mg11%
Potassium 775mg22%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 395IU8%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 4.6mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.