Short Ribs (The Old Fashioned Way)

Prep Time
Cook Time
3h 20m
Ready In

Recipe: #3139

November 27, 2011

"Comfort food at it's best, serve it over mashed potatoes. Heavenly !! (Dieters don't even look !!)"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (827.3 g)
  • Calories 710.7
  • Total Fat - 49.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 19.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 182 mg
  • Sodium - 886.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 9.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.1 g
  • Sugars - 4.1 g
  • Protein - 54.4 g
  • Calcium - 88.3 mg
  • Iron - 6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Cut short ribs into 3 inch pieces. In a heavy Dutch oven add,water, 1st onion, carrot and celery. Bring to boil. Add short ribs. Simmer covered until nearly tender, for about 2 hours.

Step 2

Take the meat out and set aside. Strain the stock, set aside.

Step 3

Melt in the pot 4 tablespoons fat, whisk in 4 tablespoon flour and add 3 cups of stock, while whisking. (add a little water to make up 3 cups,if necessary) Season with salt and pepper and curry powder.

Step 4

In a heavy frypan heat 4 tablespoons fat, add 1 small sliced onion, saute till lightly browned. Add the meat to the frypan and brown it. Pour half of the gravy over it. Place the frypan uncovered in a moderate oven, 325 degrees for about 45 minutes until the meat gets brown and crisp. baste it occasionally with the drippings.

Step 5

Reheat the remaining gravy. season it and add 2 or 3 tablespoons sour cream Place the meat on a hot platter, pour the gravy around it. Serve it piping hot.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


I had some short ribs, and some liptons mix , so I looked for a recipe which combined both. These are delicious short ribs. I used large english cut short ribs, so they cooked until fall apart tender in about 3 hour 15 minutes.


review by:
(7 Apr 2018)

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