Comfort Food Crock Pot Creations Main Meals

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs



bone in beef short rib cut
1 tbsp butter
3 carrots chopped to sticks
3 celery stalks chopped to sticks
1 spanish onion quartered
2 tbsp flour
2 cups chopped pancetta
1 whole garlic
3 shallots
2 cups dry cabernet
1 cup sherry
2 tsps. better than bouillon
3 bay leaves
fresh thyme and fresh parsely tied together
olive oil

  1. Add butter, carrots, celery and onion to your crock pot of dutch oven
  2. Sprinkle short ribs with salt and pepper and coat in flour
  3. In a large frying pan, heat oil and lightly saute pancetta
  4. Flash fry short ribs in pan with pancetta for about 45 seconds on each side
  5. Add short ribs to crock pot
  6. Add garlic into oil mixture on medium heat
  7. Add shallots into pan and stir continuously for about 2 minutes
  8. Finally add wine, sherry and oregano and allow sauce to simmer for 10 minutes on low heat before adding to the crock pot
  9. Add better than bouillon, bay leaves and sprig of spices to the crock pot and cook covered on low heat for 6-8 hours (high 3-4 hours)
  10. Remove cover for the last hour of cooking
  11. Separate Short Ribs and vegetables from crock pot and serve!



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