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Braised Beef Short Ribs in Red Wine Sauce

If you’ve never made Beef Short Ribs before, thinking is a complicated dish to make. I’m here to tell you, you’re missing out on a great deal, and I’m here to help. In this recipe, I guide you step by step on how to make these short ribs. These are the most tender and flavorful Beef Short Ribs you will ever have.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 490kcal


  • Recommended: Large Stainless Steel Pot or a Cast Iron Dutch Oven


  • 4 pounds bone-in beef short ribs about 8-9 short ribs
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour Optional
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cups mushrooms
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup onion
  • 2 tablespoons thyme
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary
  • ½ cup red wine
  • ½ cup tomato paste
  • 2 cups beef Stock


  • The first step is to sprinkle the short ribs with salt and black pepper and all-purpose flour and tap off the excess flour ( flour is optional).
  • Then, on your large cast iron dutch oven, on medium-high heat, drizzle one tablespoon of oil, sear the meat until caramelized with a good crust on all sides. Transfer the short ribs to a tray.
  • In the same pot, on medium-low heat, add unsalted butter and saute the mushrooms and onions for 3-4 minutes. Then, add garlic, rosemary, thyme, and tomato puree, add red wine, and stir often. Make sure to cook out the tomato puree for about 2 minutes to reduce tartness.
  • Next, add the beef stock, stir to combine. Bring to a boil and place in the short ribs—Bring heat to medium-low, cover, and cook for 3 hours or until the ribs are fall off the bone tender. Add water if needed.
  • Spoon out some of the excess fats on the surface of the sauce and discard. Check if it need some salt to your taste.
  • Serve Short Ribs over Creamy Mashed Potatoes and drizzle some of the fantastic gravy with onions and mushrooms. The meat came out heavenly delicious!


*Nutritional Disclaimer: Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.


Calories: 490kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 672mg | Potassium: 1332mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 583IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 7mg