Gluten-Free Braised Short Ribs


If your family follows Paleo diet, you will love this recipe. Braised short ribs are always the top dish especially for people who are always on the go. It requires simmering, which is a slow cooking method. If you have a tough schedule ahead and still want a tasty gluten-free dinner, you should try this recipe.

The tenderness of braised ribs can be otherworldly if done right. Fortunately, the preparation process for this recipe is fairly easy. It only takes twenty minutes of prep time before you place the ribs in a slow cooker.

I usually do this recipe whenever my family has long and busy days. You know, those erratic schedules at work or schools can make everyone hungry. Is this scenario familiar to you? Because of that, I ensure that they will be eating a full and sumptuous meal when they get home. This gluten-free braised short ribs recipe is simple enough for anyone to master. Let’s start now!


braised short ribs on a plate

Gluten-Free Braised Short Ribs Recipe



Coconut oil (1 tablespoon)

Beef short ribs (4 pounds; grass-fed variety)

Carrots (2 pieces; chopped)

Celery (1 stalk; sliced)

Onion (1 bulb; chopped)

Garlic (3 cloves; minced)

Gluten-free coconut flour (2 tablespoons)

Organic tomato paste (1 1/2 tablespoons)

Red wine (1 cup)

Thyme (1 teaspoon)

Rosemary (1/2 teaspoon)

Salt (1 1/2 teaspoon)

GF ground black pepper (1 teaspoon)

Beef stock, gluten free (1 1/2 cup)



Rinse the short ribs under cold water. Dry them with a paper towel afterwards. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside

Pour the coconut oil in a skillet on a medium heat setting. Let the oil be heated before your braise the short ribs. Each side should be braised for five minutes. Make sure that you do the braising gradually, as you do not want to congest the skillet.

After the braising, take out the short ribs and place them in your slow cooker.

Add all the vegetables to the skillet. Stir and cook for 10 minutes. Add the tomato paste and flour to mix. Stir the vegetable mixture for another 2 minutes.

Add red wine and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low

Add salt, thyme, and rosemary and stir to combine. Add the beef stock and stir. Cook for 2 more minutes.

Remove the skillet from the stove and pour the mixture into your slow cooker, with the braised short ribs. Crank the slow cooker on and let the slow cooking begin. Cook for 6 – 8 hours

Highlights of Gluten-Free Braised Short Ribs

A gluten-free braised short rib is a great dish that you can dine in together with your family. It possesses two things that a dinner meal should have: taste and nutrition. Therefore, you can binge on this dish without feeling any remorse!

Of course, this recipe would taste better if you can pick the freshest of ingredients. Specifically, you should secure the quality of the short ribs. I really recommend that you get short ribs that are derived from grass-fed cows. In this way, you can guarantee that you will not be eating something unhealthy.

There are many other gluten-free and Paleo recipes that you can cook out there. This recipe is just one of many. For more tasty recipes you can freely subscribe to Only Gluten Free Recipes



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