Swapped Recipes

Short Rib Nachos


beef short ribs

blended oil

1 onion, diced

1 red pepper, diced

1 jalapeno or poblano (green pepper with heat level to taste), diced

garlic, diced small


red pepper flake



chili pepper


1 Can of petite diced tomatoes

fresh cilantro

1 Can of black beans

nacho chips

Optional cold toppings:

lettuce, diced tomatoes, red onions, scallions, sour cream


Add oil and heat pan to smoking. Blot dry and salt/pepper short ribs. Sear ribs on all sides. Set aside.

Turn down heat in pan and sweat onions and peppers until desired consistency. Add garlic and sweat for another minute. Add spices and toast for another minute. Add tbsp of tomato paste and cook for another minute. Dust with flour and toast for another minute. Add can tomatoes, place short ribs on top and simmer.

Braise ribs by transferring to slow cooker on low for at least 4 hrs or cover with foil and place in 300 degree oven for 2-2.5 hrs (Periodically check that braising liquid is sufficient. If not, add water or beef broth or even beer!).

When meat is falling off bone, shred with fork and mix with braising sauce and fresh cilantro. Spread nachos on oven-safe serving dish. Cover with drained black beans, short ribs, and cheese. Heat in over until cheese is melted.

Add cold toppings such as shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, red onions, scallions, sour cream, etc.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

no nutrition information available