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Recipe: chipotle rubbed beef ribs

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Chipotle rubbed beef ribs serving suggestion

chipotle rubbed beef ribs


  • 5 pounds beef back ribs
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 1 medium onion, sliced thing
  • 1 bottle dark beer
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Tabasco or your choice of hot sauce


In a 5 quart Dutch oven combine beef broth, onions, beer, garlic and 1 tsp. salt.

Rub the ribs with thyme and chipotle powder.

Add to Dutch oven and bring to a simmer. Cover. Set the Dutch oven in a 350°F oven for about 1-1/2 hours.

Remove from oven and cool ribs in liquid. Remove ribs and reduce liquid to about a cup and reserve.

Mix together the reduced broth from ribs, molasses, balsamic vinegar, Tabasco and remaining salt. Use as a sauce for ribs.

Nutrition Info per serving: (1 serving, 5 oz.) 217 calories; 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 68 mg cholesterol; 633 mg sodium; 11 g carbohydrate; 0.3 g fiber; 24 g protein; 4.3 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.8 mcg vitamin B12; 2.9 mg iron; 20.9 mcg selenium; 6 mg zinc.