secret ingredient bbq beef short ribs
1 Bottle Your Favorite Chili BBQ Sauce
1 Cup High Quality Root Beer Soda
1 Tablespoon chopped thyme
1 Large Sweet Onion, sliced into rings
4 Pound Bone-In Beef Short Ribs
As Needed salt and pepper
1 As Needed High Quality Root Beer Soda
In a medium bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, root beer, and thyme leaves.
Arrange the onions evenly in the bottom of a 9" x 13" pan.
Season the short ribs on all sides with salt and pepper. Lay in a single layer on top of the onions.
Pour the chili-root beer sauce evenly over the ribs. Cover the pan tightly with aluminum foil.
When ready to cook, set the Z Grill to 300℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
Place the pan of ribs on the grill grate; cook for 2 to 3 hours, or until the ribs are tender but not falling off the bone.
Add a bit more root beer to the pan if the dish does not seem as saucy as you would like.
Serve immediately with polenta or mashed potatoes. Enjoy!