Wine-Braised Short Ribs

A classic restaurant favorite can be mastered at home! This recipe features fork-tender Short Ribs braised in a flavorful red wine sauce. Serve with polenta or pasta for a hearty meal.

  • 3
    hrs
  • 6
    SERVINGS
  • 422
    Cal
  • 36 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds beef Short Ribs, cut into 3 x 2-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon 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

Cooking:

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Serve short ribs with sauce and polenta or pasta, if desired.

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