Crockpot Sweet and Sour Pomegranate Short Ribs with Creamy Mascarpone Polenta
Crockpot Sweet and Sour Pomegranate Short Ribs with Creamy Mascarpone Polenta
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 8 hr 25 min
  • total: 8 hr 45 min
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  • Summary

    This meal is so flavorful. Like OMG sooo sweet and a little sour with a touch of spice!

    Ingredients

    • 3 pounds beef short ribs (or more if the ribs do not look meaty)
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • good pinch of salt and pepper
    • 1 large onion (sliced very thin)
    • 4 cloves garlic (minced or grated)
    • 4 carrots (chopped (peel if desired))
    • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons brown sugar (divided)
    • 1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice
    • 1/3 cup soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
    • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
    • the arils from one pomegranate (plus more for garnish, here is how to [deseed a pomegranate | https://www.halfbakedharvest.com/deseed-pomegranate-pictures/])
    • 2 cups chicken broth
    • 2 cups milk
    • 1 cup polenta (I used Bob's Red Mill)
    • 4 ounces mascarpone cheese
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 2-4 tablespoons butter (your preference)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1321 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 94 g 145.3%
    • Saturated Fat: 41 g 207.28%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 204 mg 68.06%
    • Sodium: 2579 mg 107.45%
    • Calcium: 241 mg 24.14%
    • Potassium: 535 mg 15.28%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 36.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 65 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 21.15%
    • Sugar: 21 g
    • Protein: 47 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 300.47%
    • Vitamin C 19.31%
    • Vitamin D 10.37%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat16
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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