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Short ribs recipes

Diana De Cicco is a food editor and writer based in New York City. She has a master's degree from New York University in Food Studies. Her passions are eating, traveling, and eating while traveling.

Not short on flavor!

Beef short ribs are the ultimate in tenderness. Typically eaten boneless and braised, which amplifies the lusciousness characteristic of these delicate morsels of beef, short ribs are often saved for special occasions. However, you can fix succulent ribs any time the craving for rich and wonderful meat arises. Here is your how-to for preparing short ribs and a few short rib recipes your family will love.

Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Makes 6 servingsNot short on flavor!


  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2-1/2 pounds boneless beef short ribs
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup low sodium beef broth
  • 3/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder



  1. Combine flour, salt, pepper and ribs in a large resealable plastic bag. Shake well to coat ribs. Remove ribs and shake off any excess flour. Melt butter in a skillet and brown ribs in butter. Remove ribs and place them in a slow cooker.
  2. In the same skillet, add onion, broth, vinegar, brown sugar, chili sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and chili powder and bring to a boil stirring occasionally and scraping bottom of the pan to remove any browned bits.
  3. When mixture has come to a boil pour it over the ribs in the slow cooker. Place lid on pot and cook on low setting for 9 hours or high setting for 3 to 4 hours.

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