Hearty Home-Style Short Ribs

Short Ribs
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Ratings (7)
  • Total: 4 hrs 55 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 4 hrs 40 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
1622 Calories
82g Fat
116g Carbs
107g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This short ribs dish is long simmered on the stove with vegetables and beans. It's a great-tasting, hearty one-pot meal that doesn't require a side dish. 


  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 4 pounds beef short ribs
  • 3 medium-sized red potatoes, quartered (about 1 pound)
  • 2 medium-sized onions, chopped
  • 4 medium-sized carrots, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup pearl barley
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) baked beans, vegetarian style
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, combine the water, short ribs, potatoes, onions, carrots and barley over high heat; bring to a boil.

  2. Cover and reduce the heat to low; simmer for about 4 hours, or until the meat on the short ribs is very tender.

  3. Stir in the beans, salt, and pepper; cover and simmer for 40 minutes.

  4. Skim off the fat and serve immediately.

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