Beef Short Ribs

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Beef Short Ribs


·      4 beef short ribs

·      3 cups low-sodium beef broth

·      1 cup stewed tomatoes

·      1 cup craft beer

·      ½ cup chopped celery

·      ½ cup chopped onion

·      ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon minced garlic

·      ¼ cup brown sugar

·      ¼ cup olive oil

·      1 tomato, diced

·      2 teaspoons salt

·      2 teaspoons pepper

·      2 teaspoons mustard powder

·      2 teaspoons parsley

·      1 bay leaf



-      In a Dutch oven, heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil

-      Rub sugar and ¼ cup of garlic into ribs, and season with mustard powder, salt, pepper and oil

-      Place short ribs in the bottom of the Dutch oven

-      Sear short ribs on each side, and then remove from heat

-      In the same Dutch oven, add celery, onion and bay leaf

-      Add in 1 tablespoon of garlic

-      Add in diced and stewed tomatoes

-      Add in beer

-      Add short ribs back to Dutch oven, and cover with beef broth

-      Sprinkle with parsley

-      Let simmer on low heat for 2½ to 3 hours 

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Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)


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