Wine-Braised Short Ribs
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Total Recipe Time: 2-1/2 to 3 hours
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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
|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.|
Nutrition information per serving(1/4 of recipe): 422 calories; 2 g fat (8 g saturated fat; 9 g monounsaturated fat); 99 mg cholesterol; 843 mg sodium; 13 g carbohydrate; 2.9 g fiber; 36 g protein; 3.5 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 3.7 mcg vitamin B12; 5 mg iron; 23.7 mcg selenium; 8.4 mg zinc.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber and niacin.