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Short Rib Ragu and Pappardelle

Short Rib Ragu and Pappardelle

Make a dinner you're proud to show off with this recipe for Short Rib Ragu and Pappardelle. This is comfort food elevated.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Short Rib Ragu and Pappardelle
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 45 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 1258 kcal


  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Pounds Short Ribs English Style
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 Sprigs Rosemary
  • 5 Sprigs Thyme
  • 2 Sprigs Parsley
  • 4 Carrots Diced
  • 1 Onion Diced
  • 2 Stalks Celery Diced
  • 1 Tbsp Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 2 Cups Red Wine Dry
  • 4 Cloves Garlic Smashed
  • 3 1/2 Cups Beef Stock
  • 1 Pound Pappardelle


  1. Heat olive oil in a large dutch oven over medium-high heat. season short ribs generously with salt and pepper. In batches, brown short ribs on all sides. Once browned, remove and set aside.

  2. Add carrots, celery and onion to the dutch oven and season with salt and pepper. Cook until onions are translucent and carrots have softened.

  3. Stor in the flour and tomato paste, cook for several minutes until tomato paste is a deep red.

  4. Add red wine, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom. Bring to a simmer and cook until reduced by half. Add garlic, beef broth and herbs in a bouquet garni.

  5. Return beef ribs to dutch oven. Place in the oven and cook at 350 degrees for 3 hours or until ribs are tender.

  6. Remove ribs from liquid. Remove bones and shred meat.

  7. Bring braising liquid in dutch oven to a simmer on the stovetop and reduce sauce to thicken. Degrease the sauce and discard the bouquet garni. Return shredded meat to sauce and simmer to reduce by half.

  8. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and add pasta to the sauce. Toss to coat. Serve with parmesan cheese on top and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Short Rib Ragu and Pappardelle
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1258 Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Fat 46g71%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 291mg97%
Sodium 783mg34%
Potassium 2380mg68%
Carbohydrates 100g33%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 85g170%
Vitamin A 10574IU211%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 140mg14%
Iron 11mg61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.