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Beef Potluck

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  327
  • Protein  28 g
  • Carbohydrates  5 g
  • Fat  21 g
  • Cholesterol  79 mg
  • Sodium  189 mg
  • Potassium  359 mg
  • Phosphorus  223 mg
  • Calcium  19 mg
  • Fiber  0.6 g

Braised Short Ribs of Beef

Enjoy the kidney-friendly recipe Braised Short Ribs of Beef at your next dinner.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Cissy from California.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 3 ounces

Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup carrot
    • 1/2 cup celery
    • 1/2 cup onion
    • 2-1/2  pounds boneless short ribs
    • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 3 tablespoons canola oil 
    • 2 cups reduced-sodium beef broth

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Chop carrot, celery and onion.
  3. Trim fat from ribs. Combine flour and pepper. Roll short ribs in flour to coat.
  4. Heat 1-1/2 tablespoons oil in a skillet, and brown ribs on all sides.
  5. Place ribs in a roasting pan and roast uncovered for 45 minutes. Carefully pour off extra fat.
  6. Heat 1/2 tablespoon oil in a large pot and sauté chopped vegetables until soft.
  7. Add roasted short ribs and beef broth. Cover and simmer 2 hours or until ribs are tender.
  8. To make gravy, brown 2 tablespoons flour in 1 tablespoon oil. Add 1 cup of the meat liquid and stir over medium heat until thickened. Serve 2 tablespoons gravy with each serving of short ribs.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices

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Helpful hints

    • Look for reduced sodium broth containing 500 milligrams sodium or less per 1 cup serving. Avoid low sodium broths and bouillons containing potassium chloride—it’s very high in potassium. Some recommended brands include Health Valley No Salt, Fat Free Beef Broth (www.HealthValley.com) (800-423-4846), Kitchen Basics Natural Beef Stock (www.kitchenbasics.net), and Swanson 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth (www.swansonbroth.com).
    • Braised means to cook covered in a small amount of liquid, usually after browning the meat to help develop color and flavor.
    • For CKD non-dialysis: This higher protein recipe may be appropriate for your diet if the portion size is adjusted to reduce protein content. Adjustments should be based on your individual protein prescription. Check with your dietitian if you are unsure.
 

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6 Comments | Average User Rating:

Braised Short Ribs of Beef

Gmorganteen says:

5

This was very good as written but I made some changes. Put some Mrs. Dash in the flour for taste. Eliminated beef broth, used one up of no sodium chicken broth instead, even with only cup it was watery so it got fixed with some cornstarch mixed right in the pot. Cooked it in crockpot and eliminated sautéing the veggies...just dumped them in the pot for 6 hrs on low...was so tender! Served over some rice it's a great meal. We also steamed broccoli and cauliflower to top it off.

Mar. 03, 2014, 4:25 PM - Inappropriate review?

Braised Short Ribs of Beef

retiredteacher says:

5

Made this recipe (minus the celery) and it was delicious. Even used the crockpot after braising the meat instead of putting it in the oven.

Sep. 14, 2013, 6:34 PM - Inappropriate review?

Braised Short Ribs of Beef

Carpediemxoxo says:

5

I made this for my mom and the entire family loved it. Although it takes a while to cook, the recipe is worth it. The meat is super tender and still flavorful. My mom has problems digesting with a sensitive stomach and acid reflux but because the meat is very tender, she was able to keep the food down without any trouble. Highly recommend.

Mar. 13, 2013, 9:45 AM - Inappropriate review?

Braised Short Ribs of Beef

booksdoc says:

4

I like to make my own chicken, vegetable, and beef broths and then either freeze or can them. That way I know how much sodium and other flavoings are added and it really isn't hard to do.

Apr. 11, 2012, 3:44 PM - Inappropriate review?

Braised Short Ribs of Beef

cbrooks says:

4

do you ever write about patiens in stage 3 and 4 to help them stay put and delay dropping to a lower stage? Moderator comment: Yes, we are working on a series of articles about diet and stages of kidney disease. The stage 3 article will be featured in October 2011.

Aug. 10, 2011, 12:52 PM - Inappropriate review?

Braised Short Ribs of Beef

laltieri says:

5

excellent...I did not have beef broth so used water instead; also added some paprika and Mrs. Dash to the flour. After browning ribs, added a little wine to the pan to deglaze. Put ribs and vegetables in crockpot for 4-5 hours on low. Served with egg noodles. Very flavorful.

Jul. 25, 2011, 7:23 AM - Inappropriate review?

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