Recipe braised ribs potatoes come in handy for housewives if they decide to pamper their homemade delicious ones. Even an inexperienced schoolchild can cook this dish, it is so simple and understandable. For cooking, you can use a deep pan, a large pan, standing on the stove, or a cauldron hanging over an open fire. For cooking, we advise you to take good smoked beef ribs. It is this ingredient that gives the dish an incredible taste and amazing aroma.
What products will be needed
Let's start perhaps with a recipe for stewed potatoes with ribs in a pan. We don’t always have the opportunity to go outdoors and cook something on an open fire, so this recipe will be the first, as the hostesses are more in demand.
Of the ingredients at hand should be:
- 800 g of potatoes;
- liter of water;
- a pinch of salt;
- 650 g of smoked ribs;
- one carrot;
- two onions;
- three cloves of garlic;
- spices to your taste and desire;
- any fresh herbs - a large bunch.
Description of the cooking process
Total cooking time for this dish ( together with the preparatory phase) is about 60 minutes. From the above list of ingredients, you get about 8-10 servings. We start cooking with the preparation of vegetables. Onions must be peeled, cut into large half rings. We also remove the carrots from the skin with a knife or a special peel for vegetables and cut into small cubes. Peel the potato tubers, rinse well and cut into four parts.
According to the recipe for stewed ribs with potatoes, it is recommended to take small meat pieces. The ribs can be washed and dried thoroughly on a paper towel. Cut them into portions so that it is easier to cook and more convenient to eat.
We send the prepared vegetables (onions and carrots) to fry in a skillet with the addition of a small amount of sunflower oil. As soon as the onions and carrots reach the required consistency (as in a dressing for soup), become soft, you can transfer them to a pan. There we add the indicated amount of water, quarters of potato tubers and chopped ribs. A bit of salt. A little black pepper (ground) and your favorite spices. We put the pan on the stove, cover with a lid on top. According to the recipe, stewed potato with smoked ribs is cooked for 20 to 35 minutes over low heat.
Ribs with potatoes in a cauldron
If you decide to pamper your household with a delicious and fragrant dish when you get out on a picnic, try cooking stewed ribs with potatoes in a cauldron. The recipe is simple, but the treat is obtained, well, you’ll just lick your fingers
The list of products for cooking outdoors is practically the same as the set of ingredients used for the kitchen. However, there are a few add-ons that will make the dish just tastier:
- 480 g of smoked beef ribs;
- 2 liters of water (the amount of liquid will depend on the size of your cauldron);
- a pinch of salt;
- six potatoes;
- three onions;
- fresh dill or parsley;
- two carrots;
- two tomatoes;
- a few cloves of garlic (the amount depends on your love for this product);
- one spoon (tablespoon) of high-quality tomato paste.
Any description of the preparation begins with the preparatory phase. A recipe for stewed potatoes with ribs in a cauldron is no exception. The preparatory process includes cleaning, washing and slicing the ingredients. Let's start cooking.
Onions are removed from the husk and cut into large half rings. Peel and chop the carrots with long, thin sticks. Wash the tomato well, cut the core and cut into small cubes. Peel the potato tubers, rinse under cold water and cut into large cubes. If the potato is small, then just cut it in half. Remove the film from the ribs and cut them into portioned parts. The preparatory phase is over. For beginners who are cooking stewed ribs with potatoes for the first time, a recipe with photos will help you understand the sequence of actions.
Assembly and cooking
The second stage is the preparation of vegetables. If in a city apartment there was an opportunity to separately fry onions and carrots in a frying pan, then, most likely, this will not be possible in nature. We will fry vegetables directly in a cauldron. Add some oil to the bottom. First you need to fry the carrots, and then add to it the half rings of onions. As soon as the carrot becomes soft and the onion becomes transparent, you can add tomatoes and garlic. Stew vegetables for a couple of minutes.
Now, according to the classic recipe for stewed ribs with potatoes, add meat ingredient to the dish. Cooking another eight minutes. Now you can put potato wedges and add water to the cauldron, mixing it first with tomato paste. Do not forget to salt and add spices. Cover the cauldron with a lid. We forget about the dish for 35 minutes.
According to the recipe, stewed ribs with potatoes served with lots of herbs. You can use chopped greens for serving, or you can put a large plate next to it, which will contain a large bunch of parsley, dill and a few slices of fresh tomatoes.
Using a slow cooker
Very often, modern housewives resort to kitchen appliances. If you didn’t have a cauldron or a good deep pan with a thick bottom on hand, a slow cooker is an ideal option that will cook the dish correctly and save time.
How to cook beef ribs stewed with potatoes? The recipe is simple and straightforward. You can use any list of ingredients from the above. The use of tomato paste, garlic and fresh tomatoes is at the discretion of the hostess.
So, as usual, prepare the vegetables. Peel the carrots and onions, cut them into a cube (if you do not like the taste of stewed vegetables, then you can chop the carrots and onions into smaller cubes). Pour oil at the bottom of the bowl, lay out the vegetables and a little “gilt” in the “frying” mode. While the vegetables will be fried, we are engaged in potatoes and meat. Peel the potato, cut into a large cube. Cut smoked ribs into portions.
To the fried onions and carrots add potatoes, diced tomatoes, ribs, salt, a few cloves of garlic (whole ), water, peppercorns, black pepper, tomato paste (optional). Close the crock-pot with a lid. Preparing the dish in the "soup" or "stewing" for an hour. Cooking programs may differ from those indicated, everything will depend on the type and configuration of the multicooker.
After the kitchen assistant has signaled the end of cooking, we are in no hurry to lay the dish on plates. Finely chop the dill and add it to the stewed potatoes with ribs. Close the lid of the multicooker. We turn on the "heating" mode for five minutes. After that, you can serve potatoes with meat on the table. A great addition would be a fresh vegetable salad, such as cucumbers with tomatoes or bell peppers.