My Mom's Short Ribs Stew

Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

It was my favorite dinner that Mom made! When my husband and I were dating, it became his favorite dinner also.

We pair it up with fresh italian bread, and butter; to sop up the juice!

Nothing else to say except.....Yum!!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 lb
beef short ribs, cut in 2" pieces
2 large
onions, chopped
1/2 tsp
each of salt and pepper
2 tsp
paprika
5-6 c
water, or enough to cover meat
1/3 c
barley
2 or 3
potatoes, cubed
1 pkg
(10 oz) frozen lima beans (i use baby lima beans)

OPTIONAL: WHEN STEW IS DONE, TASTE TO SEE IF IT NEEDS ANY MORE SALT AND PEPPER. BE CAREFUL NOT TO MAKE IT TOO SALTY

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, brown short ribs on all sides, in a little butter or oil. (about 10 min).
2
Add chopped onions, and brown for another 10 minutes.

When onions are done, sprinkle salt, pepper, and paprika over meat and onions.

Add water, and cook, covered, at a low simmer, for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
3
Add barley and potatoes. Let cook for 30 to 45 minutes more (make sure barley is not hard).

**add more water if getting dry.

Last 10 minutes of cooking, add frozen lima beans. Enjoy!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy