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Italian Braised Beef Short Ribs With Gnocchi and Brownie Bliss

Total Time - up to 6 hours/Active Time - 15 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare ribs and begin to cook - 5 minutes
  • Cook ribs - 4 to 6 hours
  • Complete ribs and prepare brownies; serve - 10 minutes

Italian Braised Beef Short Ribs With Gnocchi

1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup sun-dried tomato spread
1 (1.3-oz) packet Parma Rosa sauce mix, divided
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
2 lb beef chuck short ribs
1 (24-oz) jar arrabbiata (or marinara) specialty pasta sauce, divided
1 (14-oz) can low-sodium beef broth, divided
1 (16-oz) package gnocchi pasta
1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • Slice onion.
  1. Combine tomato spread, 1 teaspoon Parma Rosa sauce mix, and Italian seasoning; coat ribs with tomato mixture (wash hands).
  2. Place ribs in slow cooker with onions, one-half of the broth, and one-half of the pasta sauce; cook on HIGH 4–6 hours (or LOW 6–8 hours) or until meat is tender.
  3. Skim any excess fat from meat mixture. Whisk remaining broth, pasta sauce, and Parma Rosa sauce mix until blended; add to slow cooker. Stir in gnocchi; cook 8–10 minutes or until pasta is tender. Serve.
CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 610kcal; FAT 24g; CHOL 80mg; SODIUM 1860mg; CARB 63g; FIBER 4g; PROTEIN 35g; VIT A 25%; VIT C 35%; CALC 10%; IRON 60%
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Brownie Bliss

1 (8-oz) container frozen non-dairy whipped topping
1 1/2 cups malted milk balls
Large zip-top bag
8 Bakery brownies
1/4 cup chocolate syrup

  • Place whipped topping in medium bowl to thaw.
  1. Place milk balls in large zip-top bag and seal. Crush milk balls using meat mallet; stir into whipped topping.
  2. Cut brownies into bite-size chunks. Layer brownies and milk ball mixture in dessert bowls or serving dish. Drizzle with chocolate syrup and serve. (Makes 8 servings.)
CALORIES (per 1/8 recipe) 480kcal; FAT 23g; CHOL 15mg; SODIUM 220mg; CARB 66g; FIBER 3g; PROTEIN 5g; VIT A 0%; VIT C 0%; CALC 6%; IRON 8%
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Add to your grocery list 8 brownies

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 (1.3-oz) packet Parma Rosa sauce mix
Add to your grocery list 1 (24-oz) jar arrabbiata (or marinara) specialty pasta sauce
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup chocolate syrup
Add to your grocery list 1 (16-oz) package gnocchi pasta
Add to your grocery list 1 (14-oz) can low-sodium beef broth
Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 cups malted milk balls

Add to your grocery list 1 (8-oz) container non-dairy whipped topping

Add to your grocery list 2 lb beef chuck short ribs

Add to your grocery list 1 medium onion
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup sun-dried tomato spread

From Your Pantry
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning
Add to your grocery list 1 large zip-top bag

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Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with a fresh salad blend and crusty baguette.
  • Layer your favorite ice cream in the Brownie Bliss recipe to make a scrumptious brownie sundae.
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