Beef Short Ribs Carbonnade

Popular beef short ribs combine with the classic flavors of “carbonnade à la flamande,” a Belgian beef stew hailing from Flanders. Serve with creamy Mashed Potatoes.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

3
tablespoons vegetable oil
4
pounds beef short ribs
2
large onions, sliced
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
can (14 oz) beef broth
1
teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can or bottle (12 oz) beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over high heat. Cook ribs in oil about 10 minutes, turning frequently, until brown on all sides. Discard drippings. Place ribs in large roasting pan. Cover and bake 1 hour; drain.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in same skillet, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Cook onions in oil 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender and brown. Stir in flour, coating well. Stir in thyme, broth, vinegar, brown sugar, salt and pepper.
  • 4 Pour onion mixture over beef ribs. Add beer. Cover and bake about 1 hour 30 minutes longer or until ribs are tender. Serve ribs with pan juices.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
570mg
570%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.