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braised beef short ribs in a red dutch oven pot
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Braised Beef Short Ribs

This braised beef short ribs recipe is fall off the bone, tender, and melt in your mouth delicious!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword braised beef short ribs
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 334kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 strips bacon chopped
  • 4 lb beef short ribs
  • 2 small onion
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 1/2 cup baby carrots
  • 2 cups dried mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cup wine
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch

Instructions

Cook the bacon and brown the short ribs

  • In a Dutch oven pot, fry 4 strips of chopped bacon until crispy. Then remove.
  • Bring the heat to high and brown each piece of short ribs in the pot. Add extra grease as needed. Olive oil works great.
  • Once the meat is browned, remove and reserve for later.

Sautee onion and garlic

  • Add the chopped onion and garlic to the dutch oven pot and sauté for about 3-5 mins.

Add in the browned beef and veggies

  • Then add the braised beef back into the pot and add the baby carrots, dried mushrooms, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.

Add in the liquids and cook in the oven

  • Stir it to combine and then add the red wine and chicken broth. Cover the pot with a lid and braise in the oven for 2 1/2 hours at 340 degrees Fahrenheit.

Thicken the gravy with cornstarch

  • Now combine the cornstarch and water and pour it to it the braised beef. Stir it in with a spoon and cover and braise for another 30 minutes at 340 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Notes

What to serve with braised beef short ribs
  • Any type of braised beef will pair well with pasta, mashed potatoes, or creamy polenta.
  • For a low-carb alternative, pour the braised beef gravy over the meat along with a spinach pomegranate salad or some sort of sauteed vegetables like garlic asparagus.

Nutrition

Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 800mg | Potassium: 742mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2760IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 3.7mg