Super Short Ribs Recipe
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Super Short Ribs Recipe

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This came from an old oven recipe my mom had for short ribs. I added a few things, and these are always requested. —Coleen Carter, Malone, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium onions, cut into wedges
  • 3 to 3-1/2 pounds bone-in beef short ribs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • Hot cooked noodles

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 265 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 819mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein

Directions

  1. Place onions in a 5-qt. slow cooker; add ribs and bay leaf. Combine the beer, brown sugar, mustard, tomato paste, thyme, bouillon, salt and pepper. Pour over meat.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender.
  3. Remove meat and vegetables to a serving platter; keep warm. Discard bay leaf. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer juices to a small saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil.
  4. Combine flour and water until smooth. Gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with meat and noodles. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Super Short Ribs in Simple & Delicious March/April 2010, p19

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.


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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2016

"Great recipe!! I did use pork ribs but kept everything else the same"

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2013

"Very yummy! I substituted beef broth for the beer and I braised them in the oven for 2 hours instead of cooking in the slow cooker - the sauce cooked down so it wasn't necessary to thicken it at the end. Loved the sauce. Definitely a keeper!"

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Reviewed Oct. 25, 2012

"My entire family, including two picky kids, really enjoyed this meal. They voted it a "keeper" and have already asked for it again. Yummy and super simple - great combination."

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2012

"This was so flavorful. I added some minced garlic like one review said."

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Reviewed Apr. 11, 2012

"It tasted like beef roast with carrots mfrom the oven. Nothing outstanding. Lacked umph!"

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