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SLOW-COOKER SHORT RIB RAGU
from "Everyday Food® magazine"

This meaty sauce cooks itself while you're away, and gives you more than one option for an easy dinner. The dish is better when made ahead, giving you time to decide how you want to enjoy it. Serve this satisfying ragu over toasted bread, pasta, or polenta.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 6 hours, 30 minutes
Yield: Serves 6

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INGREDIENTS (CLICK TO BUY)

2 teaspoons vegetable oil
3 pounds boneless short ribs, cut into 3-inch pieces
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 medium yellow onion, diced small
1 large carrot, diced small
1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes
2 sprigs oregano or rosemary

Please Note: Our boneless short rib packs weigh approximately 2.2lb each, so two packs will offer about 4lb short ribs.

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PREPARATION

1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Season short ribs with salt and pepper. In batches, cook until browned on all sides, about 10 minutes total. Transfer ribs to a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Pour off all but 1 teaspoon fat from skillet, and add onion and carrot. Season with salt and pepper and cook, stirring, until vegetables are soft, 3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup juice from tomatoes, stirring and scraping up any browned bits from skillet with a wooden spoon.
2. Transfer vegetables and liquid to slow cooker and add tomatoes, breaking them up as you go. Add herb sprigs; season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and cook on high until meat is fork-tender, 6 hours.
3. With a slotted spoon, remove herb sprigs and transfer meat to a cutting board. With a ladle or large spoon, skim fat from cooking liquid (you'll remove about 1 1/4 cups). With two forks, shred meat and return to cooking liquid. Serve immediately, or let cool in liquid and reheat over medium before serving. This meaty sauce cooks itself while you're away, and gives you more than one option for an easy dinner, with wide noodles, like pappardelle, on toasted crusty bread or over simple polenta.


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Product nutrition and information
 Quantity Ingredients Est.Price
  Boneless Beef Short Ribs
This product is currently unavailable.
 
  Muir Glen Organic Whole Peeled Tomatoes - $2.79/ea
 28oz
 
  Cal-Organic Organic Carrots - $1.49/ea
 approx. 1lb
 
  Organic Yellow Onion, Medium - $1.99/lb
 
 
Choose an Herb
  Rosemary - $1.99/ea
 approx. 2oz
 
  Oregano - $1.99/ea
 approx. 2oz
 
You May Already Have
  David's Kosher Salt - $3.19/ea
 16oz
 
  Just FreshDirect Ground Tellicherry Pepper - $5.99/ea
 2.2oz
 
  Wesson Vegetable Oil - $4.49/ea
 24fl oz
 
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