Stove-Top Short Ribs


Once you know how to cook beef short ribs on the stove, you'll be craving the tender fall-off-the-bone meat on the regular. It's also a one-pot recipe to help you save time on dishes later.

Stove-Top Short Ribs
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 45 mins


  • 4 - 5 pound bone-in beef short ribs, 3 lb. boneless beef short ribs or one 3-lb. beef chuck roast

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil or cooking oil

  • 3 large white or red onions, sliced into 1/2-inch rings

  • 1 14 ounce can beef broth

  • 1 cup dry red wine or beef broth

  • 2 pound small Yukon gold potatoes

  • 1 pound small carrots, peeled

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour


  1. Trim fat from meat; sprinkle with salt and pepper. In 6- to 8-quart Dutch oven brown beef in hot oil over medium heat. Drain off fat; discard. Add onions, broth, and wine.

  2. Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 1 hour. Add whole potatoes. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 45 minutes. Add carrots. Cover; cook 30 minutes or until meat and vegetables are tender, spooning juices over meat and vegetables twice during cooking.

  3. Using slotted spoon, transfer meat and vegetables to serving platter. Skim fat from juices. If necessary, add water to juices to equal 1 1/2 cups. Return juices to pan. In screw-top jar combine the cup water and flour. Cover; shake to combine. Add to juices in pan. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened; cook and stir 1 minute more. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon over meat and vegetables. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

660 Calories
28g Fat
45g Carbs
49g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 660
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 134mg 45%
Sodium 652mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 49g
Vitamin C 39mg 195%
Calcium 80.8mg 6%
Iron 6.8mg 38%
Potassium 1857mg 40%
Folate, total 72.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 7.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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