Wine-Braised Short Ribs

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 2 hr. 35 min.
Polenta or pasta make an excellent accompaniment to these well-seasoned ribs.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs well-trimmed beef short ribs, cut into 3 2-inch pieces
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes with Italian seasonings
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • cooked soft polenta or pasta (optional)
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  • Heat oil in large stockpot over medium heat until hot. Place beef short ribs in stockpot; brown evenly. Remove from stockpot. Season with 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  • Add onion to stockpot; cook and stir 5 to 8 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in tomatoes and wine. Return beef to stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until beef is fork-tender.
  • Remove beef; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
  • Serve short ribs with sauce and polenta or pasta, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 422
  Calories from Fat 36 (9%)
(3%)Total Fat 2g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(33%)Cholesterol 99mg
(35%)Sodium 843mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(72%)Protein 36g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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