Moroccan Short Ribs Recipe

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This yummy short ribs recipe is full of delicious flavors and lots of colorful and tasty vegetables. It goes great over couscous or mashed potatoes. If serving with couscous, add slivered almonds and dried currents. That will add a nice sweetness and nuttiness to the dish.

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Servings: 8


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  1. In a small bowl mix the thyme, salt, ginger, pepper and cinnamon. Sprinkle over the short ribs and massage into meat. In a large skillet brown the short ribs in hot oil over med-high heat. Do in 2-3 batches depending on size of pan to ensure space in between ribs. Drain the fat.
  2. In a 6-7 qt slow cooker, combine the broth, beans, tomatoes and juice, onion, fennel, carrot, garlic, and browned short ribs (on top).
  3. Cover and cook on low setting for 8-9 hours or high settting for 4-5 hours.
  4. About 20 minutes before the meal, prepare the couscous according to the pkg. Stir in the Almonds and Currants when the Couscous is done. Server with 1-2 short ribs and a healthy serving of vegetables.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 384g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 843  
Calories from Fat 525 62%
Total Fat 58.46g 73%
Saturated Fat 23.63g 95%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 110mg 37%
Sodium 797mg 33%
Potassium 764mg 22%
Total Carbs 47.87g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6.7g 22%
Sugars 2.09g 1%
Protein 30.48g 49%
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  • John Spottiswood
    This is really yummy. If you are health oriented, try halving the meat and doubling the vegetables. My kids tend to eat more I always double my portion of vegetables and I love it that way!
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