Texas-Style Beef Ribs Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

The Menu

Texas-Style Beef Ribs

Slow-cooking Texas-Style Beef Ribs can be a weeknight meal if you smoke them on the weekend and reheat on the grill with extra sauce. Serve these big-flavor ribs with big-flavor sides: Salsa-Texas Toast, Romaine Hearts with Spicy Ranch Dressing, and Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches for dessert. Look for Texas toast in the freezer section.

Texas-Style Beef Ribs


Salsa-Texas Toast

Cook Texas toast according to package directions. Top with salsa and cut into wedges.

Romaine Hearts with Spicy Ranch Dressing

Stir together 1 part barbecue sauce and 3 parts Ranch dressing. Add a dash of chipotle pepper sauce to taste and stir again. Toss with chopped Romaine hearts.

Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Fill peanut butter cookies wit chocolate fudge swirl ice cream; freeze sandwiches until ready to serve.