Recipes and Cooking Short Ribs with Leeks 4.7 (3) Add your rating & review By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 7 hrs Total Time: 7 hrs 30 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 ounce fresh mushrooms, halved 4 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces 4 medium leeks, cut into 1-inch slices 2 pound boneless beef short ribs 2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel ½ teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup beef broth ⅓ cup dairy sour cream 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour Directions Place mushrooms, carrots, and leeks in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Place beef over vegetables. Sprinkle with lemon peel, pepper, rosemary, thyme, and salt. Add broth. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Use a slotted spoon to transfer meat and vegetables to serving dish. Cover with foil to keep warm. Skim fat from remaining cooking liquid. Measure 1 cup cooking liquid. Place in a small saucepan. In a small bowl stir together sour cream and flour. Stir into cooking liquid using a whisk. Cook and stir over medium heat until slightly thickened and bubbly; cook and stir for 1 minute more. Ladle sauce over meat and vegetables. Makes 6 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 173 Calories 8g Fat 10g Carbs 15g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 173 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 33mg 11% Sodium 252mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 10g 4% Protein 15g Vitamin C 5.9mg 30% Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 2.2mg 12% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.