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  1. Sweet and Spicy Short Ribs with Cheesy Polenta

Sweet and Spicy Short Ribs with Cheesy Polenta

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6 servings, 1/6 recipe (319 g) each

Beef short ribs get a slow simmer in the Dutch oven with barbecue sauce to make this flavorful dish. They taste superb served with a side of cheesy polenta.

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  • Cook ribs in dressing in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium-high heat 4 min. on each side or until browned on both sides. Remove ribs from pan; cover to keep warm. Add onions, garlic, thyme and crushed pepper to pan; cook and stir 3 min. or until onions are crisp-tender.
  • Return ribs to pan. Whisk broth, barbecue sauce and flour until blended; pour over ribs. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on low heat 1-1/2 hours.
  • Stir cheese into polenta. Serve with the ribs.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with your favourite steamed vegetable to balance out the meal.


Substitute hot cooked mashed potatoes for the polenta.

Food Facts

Beef short ribs are rectangles of beef that are about 3x2 inches in size. Short ribs consist of layers of fat and meat, and contain pieces of the rib bone.


  • 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (319 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (319 g) each
Calories 620
% Daily Value
Total fat 27g
Saturated fat 13g
Cholesterol 120mg
Sodium 560mg
Carbohydrate 45g
Dietary fibre 5g
Sugars 4g
Protein 47g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 40 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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