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Braised Short Ribs

Make this a day ahead and not only will the flavours  mellow…so will you

  1. 1/3 cup flour
  2. salt and pepper to taste
  3. 1/2 tsp. paprika
  4. 3-4 lbs. (about 2 kg) beef short ribs, bone in
  5. 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  6. 2 medium onions
  7. 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  8. 1/2 cup barbeque sauce
  9. 2 Tbsp. molasses
  10. 2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  1. Combine flour, salt, pepper and paprika. Trim excess fat from ribs. Dredge ribs in flour mixture and brown in oil on all sides. Remove to casserole. Peel and chop onion into large chunks and place on top of browned ribs. Whisk tomato sauce, barbecue sauce, molasses and cider vinegar together in saucepan. Bring to a boil and pour over ribs and onions. Cover and bake at 275F for 3-4 hours.
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