Root Beer Braised Short Ribs

Root Beer Braised Short Ribs
Chef Brainy
What Started it all:
short ribs, root beer, onion, mushrooms

This recipe combines the rich, savory flavor of short ribs with the sweet and tangy taste of root beer, creating a mouthwatering dish that is sure to impress.


  • 2 lbs short ribs
  • 1 can root beer
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C).
  2. Season the short ribs with salt and pepper.
  3. In a large Dutch oven, sear the short ribs on all sides until browned.
  4. Add the chopped onion and sliced mushrooms to the pot.
  5. Pour the root beer over the short ribs and vegetables.
  6. Cover the Dutch oven and place it in the preheated oven.
  7. Braise the short ribs for 3-4 hours, or until they are tender and falling off the bone.
  8. Remove the short ribs from the pot and skim off any excess fat from the cooking liquid.
  9. Serve the short ribs with the root beer braising liquid, onions, and mushrooms.

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