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Dutch Oven Braised Short Ribs

Braised Short Ribs

Comfort food is nothing without a Braised Short Ribs recipe in your back pocket. These are a labor of love but the payoff is phenomenal!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword braised short ribs
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 305 kcal


  • 4 Beef Shanks
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Cup Onion Chopped
  • 1 Cup Celery Chopped
  • 1 Cup Carrot Chopped
  • 3 Tbsp Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 750 Ml Red Wine Dry
  • 1 Tbsp Parsley
  • 1 Tbsp Thyme
  • 1 Tbsp Oregano
  • 1 Tbsp Rosemary
  • 3 Bay Leaves
  • 1 Head Garlic
  • 4 Cups Beef Stock


  1. Season beef shanks generously with salt and pepper. Brown in a dutch oven on medium-high heat on all sides. Remove from pot and set aside.

  2. Add vegetable oil and onions, celery and carrot. Cook for several minutes until onion has turned translucent and celery and carrot have softened.

  3. Stir in flour and tomato paste. Cook for several minutes or until flour is no longer raw.

  4. Add red wine and bring to a boil.

  5. Return beef shanks to dutch oven and lower heat to a simmer. Cook uncovered for 20 minutes or until liquid has reduced by half and alcohol has cooked off.

  6. Add in seasonings and beef stock. 

  7. Cook covered for 2-3 hours in the oven at 350 degrees. Serve when tender and meat is coming off the bone. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Braised Short Ribs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 305 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 26mg9%
Sodium 437mg19%
Potassium 959mg27%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 3860IU77%
Vitamin C 9.4mg11%
Calcium 92mg9%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.