Chipotle Beer Braised Short Ribs

Enjoy these beer braised short ribs that are stirred in Muir Glen® tomatoes and sprinkled with gremolata – perfect for dinner.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 55 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Short Ribs

3
teaspoons roasted ground cumin
1
teaspoon salt
3 1/2
lb beef short ribs
2
tablespoons olive oil
1 1/4
cups chopped onions
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
bottle (12 oz) regular or nonalcoholic beer
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4
cup fresh lime juice
1
large chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), chopped

Cilantro Gremolata

1/4
cup sliced almonds, toasted, finely chopped
1/4
cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
2
teaspoons olive oil
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1/8
teaspoon salt

  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In small bowl, mix cumin and 1 teaspoon salt; rub evenly over ribs.
  • 2 In 6-quart ovenproof Dutch oven, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Add half of ribs; cook until brown on all sides. Repeat with remaining ribs. Remove ribs to plate. Add onion and garlic to Dutch oven; cook over medium heat 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add beer, stirring to loosen brown particles. Stir in tomatoes, lime juice and chipotle chile. Heat to boiling. Return ribs to Dutch oven.
  • 3 Cover; bake 3 hours or until very tender. Remove ribs to serving platter; cover to keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Heat to boiling; boil 15 minutes or until reduced by half.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, gently toss all gremolata ingredients. Spoon cooking liquid over ribs; sprinkle with gremolata.

Expert Tips

Find roasted ground cumin in the spice aisle with regular ground cumin.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
432
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Sodium
592mg
592%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.