Life is good. Sometimes it may not appear ideal, but everything is an opportunity to shine. Here at home, we are focused on family and good food. This has become one of our most loved dinners – Decadent Braised Short Ribs in Reduced Sauce. This is a recipe that will take time to complete so don’t try to rush it. Let all the the different flavors develop fully and allow the meat to fall off the bones. You won’t be disappointed with the results Typically served with wide egg noodles with that reduction sauce used as a rich gravy.
INGREDIENTS – Decadent Braised Short Ribs in Reduced Sauce
4 beef short ribs bone-in
splash of olive oil
salt and white pepper
2 ribs of celery cut in half
1 onion, chopped roughly
2 crushed garlic cloves
1 TB thyme
2 TB tomato paste
1 TB rosemary
2 TB flour
1 Bay leaf
1 cup Frey white wine
4-6 cups beef stock
Preheat oven to 325F
Salt and pepper ribs to taste, not too much
Tie ribs with kitchen string to keep meat on bone
Tie celery halves together with bay leaf, thyme and rosemary in the middle
Put splash of olive oil in Dutch oven, heat to high
Brown meat on all sides, remove to plate
Add onion and garlic
Sauté until onions start to color
Discard excess oil
Stir in tomato paste
Sprinkle in the flour, stir and then raise the heat
Pour in 1 cup Frey Natural White Organic Wine to deglaze
Put meat back in pot and cover with stock completely.
Add celery bundles, cover and place in oven for 3-4 hours, until knife pierces meat easily.
Remove meat and vegetables, discarding vegetables
Reduce liquid by a third, until consistency of a nice sauce.
Serve one rib per person, dressed with sauce.
If you like this dish, you’ll love THIS roast beef recipe.