Classic braised beef ribs

Classic braised beef ribs

Serves: 4 | Preparation Time: 10 mins | Cooking time: 2 hrs 30 mins


6x (about 2kg) Tasman yearling beef spare ribs
½ tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
½ white onion diced
2 to 3 cloves garlic crushed
1 cup beef broth (or stock)
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 sprig fresh rosemary


  1. Preheat oven to 175°C.
  2. Season all sides of the short ribs with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a heavy, oven-safe pot over high heat. Add in olive oil and allow to heat briefly. Sear short ribs in olive oil, about 1 minute per side. Remove from pot and set aside.
  4. Add in onion and saute 2 to 3 minutes. Add in garlic and saute 1 minute more.
  5. Pour in beef broth and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a simmer. Add in meat. Place a rosemary sprig on top.
  6. Cover and transfer to preheated oven for about 2.5 hours, until meat is tender.
  7. Serve with a creamy mashed potato.

Don't have an oven-safe pot? You can let it simmer, covered, in a regular pot on the stove for 2.5 hours.
Results may vary.