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Braised Short Ribs

  • Prep: 20 Mins
  • Cook: 2 Hours
  • Portions: 4
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Ingredients You'll Need

  • 8 whole beef short ribs
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 pieces pancetta, diced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 whole medium onion, diced
  • 3 whole carrots, diced
  • 2 whole shallots, peeled & finely minced
  • 2 cups red wine
  • 2 cups beef or chicken broth
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 sprigs rosemary


  1. Salt and pepper ribs, then dredge in flour
  2. In a large dutch oven, cook pancetta over medium heat until completely crispy & all fat is rendered
  3. Remove pancetta and set aside
  4. Add olive oil to pan with pancetta grease and raise heat to high
  5. Brown ribs on all sides, about 45 seconds per side
  6. Remove ribs and set aside, turning heat down to medium
  7. Add onions, carrots, and shallots to pan and cook for 2 minutes
  8. Pour in wine and scrape the bottom of pan to release all the flavourful bits
  9. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes
  10. Add broth, salt, and black pepper
  11. Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed
  12. Add ribs to the liquid, add thyme and rosemary sprigs
  13. Put the lid on and place in the oven
  14. Cook at 350F for 2 hours, then reduce to 325 and cook for an additional 30-45 minutes
  15. Ribs should be fork-tender and falling off the bone
  16. Remove pan from oven and allow to sit for 20 minutes, lid on
  17. Skim fat from top of the liquid and serve
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Yields1 Serving



Braised Short Ribs
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