Short Ribs with Mushrooms and Red Wine Sauce

Short Ribs with Mushrooms and Red Wine Sauce Author: Canadian Living Credits: Short Ribs with Mushrooms and Red Wine Sauce

Mushrooms add earthy flavour to this slow-cooked dish. Dried shiitakes are a good substitute for the porcini.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg dried porcini mushroom
  • 3 lbs beef simmering short ribs
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups button mushrooms
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 1 tablespoon crumbled dried rosemary
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cups red wine (or beef stock and 1 tbsp/15 mL wine vinegar)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Method

In 1-cup (250 mL) measuring cup, pour boiling water over dried porcini mushrooms; let stand for 20 minutes. Strain, reserving liquid. Set mushrooms and liquid aside.

Cut ribs into 2-bone pieces. Broil, turning once, until well browned, about 5 minutes. Place in slow cooker.

In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; saut?orcini and button mushrooms, onions, garlic, carrots, rosemary, salt and pepper until softened, 5 minutes. Scrape into slow cooker. Add tomatoes.

Whisk together reserved soaking liquid, wine and tomato paste; pour into slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or until meat is tender. Skim off fat.

In small bowl, whisk together flour, vinegar and 1/3 cup (75 mL) water; whisk into slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 15 minutes or until thickened. Stir in parsley.

Nutritional facts <b>Per each of 8 servings:</b> about

  • Sodium 441 mg
  • Protein 20 g
  • Calories 468.0
  • Total fat 36 g
  • Cholesterol 69 mg
  • Saturated fat 15 g
  • Total carbohydrate 17 g

%RDI

  • Iron 21.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 14.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 53.0
  • Vitamin C 33.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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