Short Rib Ragu over Pappadelle Pairing: 2017 or 2018 Petit Barone Red Wine
Prep Time: 30 MINS
Cook Time: 7 HRS
Total Time: 7 HRS 30 MINS
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 pounds boneless beef short ribs, cut into 2-inch pieces
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
1 small onion, chopped
2 small carrots, peeled and chopped
2 bay leaves
1 can (12 ounces) tomato paste
1/2 cup dry red wine
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 pound pappardelle
Parmesan cheese, grated or shaved, optional
- In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown meat in batches. Transfer meat to a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker. Add mushrooms, onion, carrots and bay leaves.
- In the same skillet, add tomato paste, wine, garlic and seasonings. Cook and stir over medium heat until fragrant and slightly darkened, 2-4 minutes. Stir in diced tomatoes until blended. Transfer mixture to slow cooker; cover. Cook on low until beef is tender, 7-9 hours. Discard bay leaves.
- Cook pasta according to package directions for al dente. Serve ragu over pasta. If desired, serve with Parmesan cheese.
Recipe Credit: tasteofhome.com