Slow-cooked beef rib ragù
Waitrose and Partners

Slow-cooked beef rib ragù

This slow cooked beef is the perfect winter dinner party recipe. The beef is perfectly tender and packed with flavour. It goes particularly well with a full-bodied red wine and some soft mashed potatoes or polenta.

    • Serves8
    • CourseMain meal
    • Prepare5 mins
    • Cook3 hrs 30 mins
    • Total time3 hrs 35 mins


    • 2kg beef short ribs, patted dry with kitchen paper
    • 4 tbsp McDougalls Plain Flour
    • 3 tbsp vegetable or light olive oil
    • 2 carrots, cut into chunks
    • 2 sticks celery, cut into chunks
    • 1 onion, cut into chunks
    • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary, bruised
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 400g plum tomatoes or chopped tomatoes
    • 500ml robust red wine