Cherry Cola Short Ribs

The Cherry Cola Makes For A Perfect Braising Liquid!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes


4-6 beef short ribs

1 can cherry coke

1 cup brown sugar

3 cloves garlic, sliced

1 yellow onion, quartered

6 baby carrots, peeled, left whole

8 oz. button mushrooms, sliced



Cooking Tools

Large cast iron pan

Small mixing bowl


Heat oven 325 degrees F.  Salt and pepper short ribs generously on all side.  Preheat cast iron pan on high heat.  Sear short ribs on all sides to a golden brown.  Add in all the vegetables and garlic.  In a small bowl, whisk together cherry coke, brown sugar and pour over meat and vegetables.  Loosely cover top with foil and bake in oven for 2 hours. Remove from oven, flip meat and place back in the oven with the foil off for 1 additional hour.  Remove meat and vegetables from pan to serving dishes. Remove excess fat from the liquid in the pan and place on high heat on the stove to reduce liquid. Pour gravy on top of short ribs.
Serves 2

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