SANDI'S SHORT RIB RAGU
If you remember, a few weeks back my mother-in-law was in town. Talk about a woman I look up to and admire. If there is one person who knows how to raise children, juggle sports, work, cook, clean, ALL THE THINGS...it's Sandi. So, she's an absolute pro at whipping up easy weeknight meals that are both filling and delicious. Not to mention, my husband grew up on it, so he’s already a big fan! Which brings me to her Short Rib Ragu recipe...ENJOY.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 4 6 oz. bone in short ribs
- 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon oregano
- 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
- 3/4 cup carrot, chopped
- 1/2 cup celer, chopped
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons tomato past
- 1 can (28oz) crushed tomatoes
- 1 cup water or tomato juice
- Fresh basil, diced
WHAT TO DO
1. Combine all ingredients in crock pot on high for 4 hours or low for 6-8 hours.
2. Remove the bones.
3. Serve over wide noodle OR spaghetti squash with crusty french bread...Yep, it's that easy!
OTHER EASY WEEKNIGHT RECIPES
Crock Pot White Chicken Chili - This one is always a hit, especially as we enter into fall.
Spicy Salsa Verde Chicken - Serve with rice or quinoa + you have dinner for the whole family.
Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches - Great for dinner, even better leftover.
Crock Pot Mongolian Beef - Perfect for that Chinese food craving.
Turkey Baked Ziti - My kids favorite and can be made ahead of time.
Sweet + Tangy Crockpot Chicken- My mom used to make this all the time growing up.
Crockpot Beef Stroganoff- Such a hearty dish. My kids love this one too.
Chicken 'n Dumplings- An all-time favorite around here! And will become yours too.
Sandi's Chicken- Another good one that my kids request and have renamed Grandma's Chicken :)