First, preheat oven to 400 degrees
Now add salt and pepper to both sides of the short ribs and place on a sheet tray.
OPTIONAL: If you have the time place in fridge overnight. This is so the salt seasons all the way through the beef. This is optional and you can just put directly in oven.
Next, place sheet tray in oven 15 minutes on middle rack. The short ribs should be brown.
Now add tomatoes, garlic powder, honey, oregano, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, basil, onion, and carrots to the slow cooker. Mix and break up tomatoes with spoon or potato masher.
Next, nestle the short ribs in the sauce.
Finally, cover and cook for 8 hours on low. When finished garnish with parsley.