My Mom's Short Ribs Stew

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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!!


Photos: my own

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make My Mom's Short Ribs Stew

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large saucepan, brown short ribs on all sides, in a little butter or oil. (about 10 min).
  • 2Add 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.
  • 3Add 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!!!

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About My Mom's Short Ribs Stew

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