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Sesame Root Beer Braised Short Ribs and Sweet Potatoes

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“I got this recipe From an ad for McCormick spices in a Martha Stewart Living magazine. The colors and the flavors are wonderful!”
3hrs 35mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Coat short ribs with flour.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in 5 quart Dutch oven and brown beef pieces over medium-high heat.
  3. Remove from Dutch oven and set aside.
  4. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in Dutch oven on medium heat. Add garlic, celery, onions, and parsnips and stir 3 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Add root beer, water, bouillon cubes, tomato paste, vinegar, bay leaves, 2 teaspoons of sesame seeds, sea salt, and black pepper and bring to boil.
  6. Return beef to pot and stir and cover.
  7. Braise in 300F oven for 2 hours.
  8. Add sweet potatoes and cook for and additional hour.
  9. Top with remaining 1 teaspoon of sesame seeds and serve.

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