Sunday, October 3, 2010

Short ribs for dinner?? YOU BET!! Use your crockpot!

Short ribs are wonderful cuts of meats that will make a great meal!

Short ribs are simply braised in the slow cooker with apple juice, beef broth, and seasonings. Serve the tender short ribs with potatoes and a tossed salad for a delicious family meal.
Cook Time: 9 hours
Total Time: 9 hours


* 4 to 6 beef short ribs
* 1/2 cup flour
* 2 tablespoons sweet paprika
* 1 teaspoon chili powder
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
* 1 tablespoon olive oil
* 2 cups apple juice
* 1 cup beef broth
* 1 medium onion, chopped
* 1 to 1 1/2 cups frozen pearl onions, thawed

Toss short ribs in a food storage bag or paper bag with the flour, paprika, chili powder, salt, and pepper. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Sear the ribs on all sides, about 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Transfer ribs to the slow cooker. In the same skillet, heat the apple juice and beef broth; pour over the ribs and add chopped onion. Cover and cook on LOW heat for 6 hours. Add the pearl onions and continue cooking for 3 to 5 hours longer.

Serves 4.

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