This simple and economical po man's short ribs recipe makes tender, flavorful ribs using few ingredients and practically no effort. Put 'em on the stove and take a 2 hour nap. Dinner will be ready when you awake.
You can use this simple recipe for beef, pork or even chicken but we like pork ribs the best. The meat almost falls off the bone when cooked this simple way.
If you want to make a complete meal in one step, add whole, peeled potatoes and carrots the last half hour of cooking. Just check that they and the ribs are tender before removing from the stove.