Smothered pork ribs are a quick dish that’s hearty and comes together in less than 30 minutes! It also uses only one pan for easy cleanup.
Smothered Pork Ribs
Calories 350 kcal
- 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
- 2 boneless pork ribs (3 oz each)
- Salt and black pepper
- 1 clove garlic minced (1 tsp)
- ½ onion, sliced
- ½ green bell pepper, sliced
- ½ red bell pepper, sliced
- 1 small tomato, chopped
- 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
- 3 tbsp tomato paste
- ¼ cup red wine
- ½ cup chicken stock
Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a heavy saute pan over medium-high heat.
Dry pork ribs with paper towels and sprinkle pork ribs with salt and pepper.
When oil is heated, brown ribs on all sides (3-4 minutes). Remove from the pan and set aside.
Add the remaining tbsp olive oil to the pan. Add garlic, onion, peppers and tomatoes. Saute until softened, about 5 minutes.
Stir tomato paste and saute for 1 minute. Add wine and scrape the bottom of the pan to deglaze. Add stock, stir and then move vegetables to create a well in the center of the pan.
Turn the heat down to medium.
Place ribs in well and cook until they reach an internal temperature of 160℉ (about 10 minutes)
Allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
Hack: Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
Hack: Frozen or dehydrated vegetables can be used in this recipe.
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Did you know? Pork is high in many important vitamins and minerals. Check it out here!
Suggestion: Pair this dish with some sour cream horseradish mashed potatoes for a real stick-to-your-ribs meal!
These quick and easy pickled red onions require only 3 basic pantry ingredients to create an incredibly versatile condiment! Try it on burgers or sandwiches!
Quick and Easy Pickled Red Onions
Course Appetizer, Condiment, Side Dish
Calories 134 kcal
- 1 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 tbsp sugar
- ¾ cup apple cider vinegar
- ½ tsp salt
Place onions in a ceramic or glass container with a tightly fitting cover.
Place sugar, vinegar and salt in a small saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer. Simmer until sugar and salt have dissolved.
Pour hot liquid over the onions, making sure the onions are completely submerged. Cover and allow to cool.
Refrigerate onions for 24 hours before serving.
Store leftovers tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to 30 days.
Hack: Do not use metal or plastic containers to store onions.
Hack: These onions are great on tacos, burgers, sandwiches, salads, beans or anything else you want to flavor up!
Hack: This vinegar, sugar and salt combo can be used to pickle any vegetable. Try it with cucumbers, cooked beets, radishes or anything else you have on hand. Better yet, experiment with some combinations!
Keyword appetizer, cold side dish, condiments, easy, onions, pickled, quick and easy, red onion
Did you know? Onions are nutrient-dense and provide many health benefits!
Suggestion: These onions are a great topper for red bean casserole!