1Whisk 1 cup (250 mL) of the beef stock, Garlic Paste, Italian Herb Paste and salt in slow cooker.
2Heat oil in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium-high heat. Add half of the short ribs; cook 5 to 10 minutes or until browned on all sides. Place in slow cooker. Repeat with remaining short ribs and transfer to slow cooker. Add remaining 1/2 cup (125 mL) beef stock to Dutch oven and bring to boil, scraping to remove brown bits on bottom of pan. Carefully pour over short ribs in slow cooker.
3Add potatoes, carrots, onion, and 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of the Parsley to slow cooker, stirring to mix. Cover. Cook 8 hours on LOW or 4 hours on HIGH until short ribs are tender.
4Mix water and cornstarch in small bowl with wire whisk. Stir into slow cooker. Cover. Cook 30 minutes longer on HIGH, or until sauce is thickened. Stir in peas during last 5 minutes of cooking. Garnish with remaining 1 tablespoon (15 mL) parsley.