Winter BBQ Beef Ribs

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 1 hr. 50 min.
Cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, cloves, and cinnamon flavor these saucy ribs.


  • 4 lbs well-trimmed beef chuck short ribs, cut into 3 2-inch pieces
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup tomato juice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 Tbs cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • dash ground cloves
  • dash pepper


  • Place beef short ribs on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 3 to 4 inches from heat. Broil about 20 minutes or until well-browned, turning as needed. Place in Dutch oven.
  • Heat oven to 350°F. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover tightly and cook in 350°F oven 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until beef is fork-tender. Remove ribs. Skim fat from sauce. Serve sauce with ribs.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Nutrition Facts

Calories 486
  Calories from Fat 208 (43%)
(36%)Total Fat 23g
(47%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
(59%)Cholesterol 178mg
(19%)Sodium 466mg
(37%)Potassium 1295mg
Total Carbohydrate 6g
(4%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(121%)Protein 60g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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