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Secret Ingredient BBQ Beef Short Ribs

Traeger Kitchen


Secret Ingredient BBQ Beef Short Ribs

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

3 Hours

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Shhh, it's a secret. But since you're here, I guess we'll let you into the flavor vault. Chili sauce, root beer, and onions form a delectable braising sauce for beef short ribs. Whip some up for friends, and they'll be begging for the secret combination.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

    Steps

    • 1

      In a medium bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, root beer, and thyme leaves.
    • 2

      Arrange the onions evenly in the bottom of a 9" x 13" pan.
    • 3

      Season the short ribs on all sides with salt and pepper. Lay in a single layer on top of the onions.
    • 4

      Pour the chili-root beer sauce evenly over the ribs. Cover the pan tightly with aluminum foil.
    • 5

      When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 300℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
    • 6

      Place the pan of ribs on the grill grate; cook for 2 to 3 hours, or until the ribs are tender but not falling off the bone.
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    • 7

      Add a bit more root beer to the pan if the dish does not seem as saucy as you would like.
    • 8

      Serve immediately with polenta or mashed potatoes. Enjoy!

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