Red Pepper Braised Short Ribs

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 3 hr. 10 min.
Red wine, peppers, onions, and beef stock make a succulent sauce for these heart ribs.


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 1/2 lbs beef short ribs, cracked
  • 1 Tbs all purpose flour
  • 2 medium red bell peppers, diced (1-inch)
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced (1-inch)
  • 1 cup sliced olives
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 Tbs chopped marjoram


  • Heat oil in a large high-sided sauté pan over medium-high heat. Season ribs with salt and pepper, then dredge in flour. Place ribs in pan and cook for 2-4 minutes on each side until well browned.
  • Transfer browned ribs to a clean plate and stir peppers and onions into pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes until slightly browned, then pour in beef stock, red wine, olives and marjoram and bring to a boil.
  • Return ribs to pan, cover and cook on a low simmer for 3 hours, turning meat every hour to evenly cook until meat is easily pulled from the bones.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 601
  Calories from Fat 305 (51%)
(52%)Total Fat 34g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(57%)Cholesterol 170mg
(23%)Sodium 547mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 15g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(118%)Protein 59g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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