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Short Ribs Made in Dutch Oven

Braised Beef Short Ribs

  • Author: Sweetpea
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: main dish
  • Method: oven-baked
  • Cuisine: american


Braised Beef Short Ribs are the comforting dutch oven dinner recipe you need in the chilly winter months, a fix it and forget it dinner idea!


  • 1 tbs ghee
  • 810 beef short ribs
  • kosher salt
  • 3 carrots, washed and cut into chunks
  • 1 medium onion, peeling removed and chunked
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 1 bottle of red wine
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 pound button mushrooms, browned in butter
  • 1 tbs flour
  • 1 tbs water


  1. In a big Dutch oven, melt a tablespoon of ghee over medium-high heat.
  2. After the ghee has melted, sear your short ribs on all sides, working in batches.
  3. You want a super crusty crust on all sides, so give it time.
  4. Remove the seared short ribs and set aside. Add in 3 chopped carrots, 2 onions, and 4 garlic cloves. Add in black pepper & Worcestershire sauce.
  5. Nestle the ribs back into the veggies, add in rosemary & thyme, pour an entire bottle of red wine in, and then enough stock to almost cover.
  6. Roast covered in a 350* oven for 1.5 hours. Or until the meat falls off the bone.
  7. Remove the thyme and rosemary sprigs, and dump in a slurry of flour + water. And a carton of sautéed mushrooms.
  8. Shred your beef, and add back to the sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  9. Serve family style!

Keywords: braised beef short ribs