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Garlic and herbs season beef shanks in this easy, comforting recipe. Make this low-carb, paleo, and whole30 meal in your slow cooker or Instant Pot.

Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Garlic Herb Beef Shanks (Low-Carb, Paleo,Whole30)


  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 hours
  • Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs beef shanks
  • 2 cups beef bone broth
  • 12 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary (or your favorite herb)
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp oil (for IP)

Instructions

Slow Cooker

  1. Season beef shanks with salt, pepper, rosemary, garlic powder & onion powder. Add to the slow cooker.
  2. Pour broth & garlic on top.
  3. Cook high 4-5 hours or low 8-10.

Instant Pot

  1. Season beef shanks with salt, pepper, rosemary, garlic powder & onion powder.
  2. Turn on the IP and select Sauté. Once hot add oil to the pot. Add the beef and sear until browned, 2-3 minutes on each side. You might have to do this in batches.
  3. Add the bone broth & garlic to the IP. Stir to mix.
  4. Close lid and seal valve. Set high pressure and cook for 35 minutes. Natural release pressure for 15 minutes then manually the remaining pressure.