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Best Slow Cooker Beef Shank Recipe

Cook this beef shank slow cooker recipe and serve tender meat with soft buttery marrow over cauliflower mash or with a side salad. It’s a great budget-friendly dinner that takes only five minutes of prep time before letting the crockpot do the rest of the work. Plus, this dish is great for many diet types like low-carb, keto, dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo, and more.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 268kcal


  • Slow Cooker



  • Season the beef shanks with herbs, salt, and pepper. Arrange in the crockpot.
  • Add onion and garlic around the sides of the meat.
  • Pour broth over all ingredients.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 4-5 hours or LOW for 8-10 hours.


Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 563mg | Fiber: 1g | Net Carbohydrates: 1g
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