Braised Flanken (Short Ribs of Beef)
Serves 4 to 6
Total preparation time: 2 hr. 30 min. – 3 hr.
2 tbsp. flour
2 cloves garlic
4 small white onions
3 carrots, quartered
1 stalk celery, quartered
1/2 green pepper, sliced
1 cup dry red wine
Preheat oven to 300°F. Wipe ribs off with paper towels, then sprinkle well with a mixture of flour, salt, and pepper.
Heat oil in Dutch oven and first brown garlic, then push aside and brown flanken on all sides.
Remove from heat, add vegetables, and pour in wine. Cover pan and cook for about 2 1/2 hours. Baste frequently and add more wine if sauce has evaporated.
Serve with noodles, broccoli, and a good dry red wine.
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