Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 4 hrs 30 mins | Inactive Time: 4 hrs 30 mins | Total Time: 4 hrs 45 mins
If you have a lot of time to spare before dinner, you should give this recipe a try. In less than 5 hours, you will have the best meal for dinner ever! Just follow these steps for they will guide you to perfection. Have a great day, friends!
2 tbsp olive oil
2 1/2 lbs boneless short ribs cut into 3-inch pieces
3 tsp kosher salt divided
1 red onion cut into 1/3 inch dice
1 carrot peeled and cut into 1/3inch dice
3 garlic cloves peeled and smashed
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 c dry red wine
1 28-oz can Hunt’s San Marzano style tomatoes, crushed by hand
1 2-inch piece parmesan rind
2 oz 80% or higher dark chocolate optional
Step 1: Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Step 2: Add in the oil and allow it to become hot.
Step 3: Rub about 2 teaspoons of salt all over the short ribs.
Step 4: Place the ribs in the skillet and cook for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Make sure not to overcrowd them.
Step 5: Place the cooked ribs in a 4-quart slow cooker.
Step 6: Meanwhile, add the carrot, red onion, and garlic into the skillet. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of salt and stir until well combined. Make sure to scrape the bottom to get the browned bits.
Step 7: Cook for 3 minutes or until aromatic and translucent.
Step 8: Add in the cocoa powder and tomato paste. Stir and cook for 1 minute or until hot.
Step 9: Add in red wine to deglaze while scraping the bottom of the skillet.
Step 10: Transfer the mixture into the slow cooker together with the Parmesan rind and tomatoes.
Step 11: Cover and cook for 4 hours on high heat and 6 hours on low heat.
Step 12: Check from time to time and discard any oil on the surfaces on top.
Step 13: Remove the meat and shred using two forks.
Step 14: Serve with pasta and Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!
Calories: 301 | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 895mg | Potassium: 741mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1214IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 4mg
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