Beef Short Ribs
I got some boneless beef short ribs yesterday at the store and cooked them today with celery, onions, rainbow carrots and baby potatoes. They were so good. They took just over 2 hours to get fall apart tender. I don’t think they could of been better and I love this simple recipe. Sometimes simple is just best as far as I am concerned.
We never had short ribs growing up so until I was out on my own I don’t remember ever having them. I think they are best with a long slow cooking method. I am going to be trying them on the grill soon. I can’t wait. I’d of done it today but it was raining so cooked this way they are pure comfort food.
- 1 lb. beef boneless short ribs
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 4 - 6 carrots - I used rainbow carrots
- 1 small onion
- 12 baby potatoes
- 2 stalks celery
- 1 tablespoon beef base - I use Minor's.
- 1 cup water
- salt and pepper
- 2 tablespoons flour mixed with 1 cup of water
- Heat the oil in a dutch oven or roasting pan. Salt and pepper the short ribs. Add to the hot oil and quickly brown the short ribs.
- Slice the carrots into 1 1/2 inch pieces. Chop the onions into a medium dice. Chop the celery into 1/2 inch pieces. Add to the pan with the water and beef base. Cover and cook for 1 hour. Add the potatoes.
- Bake for 2 hours at 300 degrees or until tender. Remove everything to a serving plate.
- Add the flour and water to the broth to make the gravy. It might not need all of the slurry. Taste the gravy and adjust seasonings if needed.
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