Short Rib Ragu


Ragu is an Italian meat-based sauce served over pasta. This short rib ragu is an easy variation that's filled with tender beef, fresh herbs, and tomatoes.

What Is Ragu?

Sear the short ribs

Season the short ribs with salt and pepper, then sear the meat on all sides.

Cook the veggies

Next, sauté diced veggies in a bit of leftover fat, then add the herbs.


Add wine, and gently scrape the bottom of the pot to release the stuck on bits.

Add Tomatoes and Beef

Stir in crushed tomatoes, beef broth, then return the short ribs to the pot.

Simmer + Shred

Simmer the sauce for 3 hours. Afterward, shred the short ribs and return the beef to the pot.

Add Pasta

Cook the pasta, then add it to the sauce. Toss and then simmer for 5 minutes.


Dig into your rich and savory short rib ragu, garnished with parmesan and more fresh herbs.

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