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Monday, March 10 2014

Quickly prep the beef ribs and then let them slow bake so the ribs become super tender.

Moroccan-Style Short Ribs
Recipe from 
Servings: 8
Prep Time: 25 mins
  • 1    tablespoon   dried thyme, crushed
  • 1    teaspoon   salt
  • 1    teaspoon   ground ginger
  • 1    teaspoon   black pepper
  • 1/2   teaspoon   ground cinnamon
  • 5    pounds   beef short ribs
  • 2    tablespoons   olive oil
  • 3    cups   beef broth
  • 1    14 1/2ounce can  diced tomatoes
  • 4      cloves garlic, minced
  • 1    16 ounce can  garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1      large onion, cut into wedges
  • 1      medium fennel bulb, trimmed and cut into wedges
  • 1    cup   chopped carrot
  • 1    10 ounce package  quick-cooking couscous
  • 1/2   cup   sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/2   cup   pitted kalamata olives, halved
Preheat oven to 350 degree F. In a small bowl combine thyme, salt, ginger, pepper, and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over the ribs and rub into meat. In a 4-quart Dutch oven brown the ribs, half at a time, in hot oil over medium-high heat. Drain off fat. Add broth, tomatoes, and garlic. Bring to boiling. Cover and bake for 1 hour. Add beans, onion, fennel, and carrot to the Dutch oven; stir to combine. Cover and bake for 45 to 60 minutes more or until meat and vegetables are tender. With a slotted spoon, remove ribs to a serving dish. Pour remaining mixture into a colander, reserving liquid. Top ribs with drained vegetables. Spoon some of the drained cooking liquid over the ribs and vegetables, if desired.
Meanwhile, prepare couscous according to package directions. Stir in almonds and olives. Serve couscous with ribs and vegetables. Makes 8 servings.

nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 506, Fat, total (g) 20, chol. (mg) 53, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 46, Monosaturated fat (g) 9, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 10, sugar (g) 4, pro. (g) 34, vit. A (IU) 3839, vit. C (mg) 10, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 3, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 20, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 3, sodium (mg) 1046, Potassium (mg) 812, calcium (mg) 111, iron (mg) 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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