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

  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 hours
  • Total Time: 5 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x


  • 2 pounds beef shanks
  • 2 cups low-sodium beef bone broth
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons dried herb
  • 2 teaspoons salt (or more)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon oil (for IP)


Slow Cooker

  1. Season beef shanks with dried herbs, salt, pepper,  garlic powder & onion powder. Add to the slow cooker. Pour broth & garlic on top.
  2. 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 pressure cooker and select sauté. Once hot add oil to the pot. Add the beef and sear until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes on each side. You might have to do this in batches. Remove the beef from the pressure cooker and set aside.
  3. Add the garlic and broth and de-glaze the bottom of the pressure cooker by scraping all the bits off with a wooden spoon. Add the beef shanks back into the pressure cooker.
  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.