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costillas de res in salsa verde

Costillas de res en salsa verde

Costillas de res en salsa verde (Beef ribs in green salsa) is a simple and delicious dish that goes perfectly with rice and warm corn tortillas.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beef ribs in green salsa, beef ribs in salsa verde, costillas de res en salsa verde
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Servings 2
Calories 540 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 1 1/2 lbs Beef short ribs
  • 1 1/2 tsp Garlic salt
  • 9 oz Tomatillos husks removed and washed
  • 3 Serrano peppers
  • 1/4 of a white onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp Chicken bouillon
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tbs Vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 500.

  2. Line a baking sheet with foil.

  3. Remove husks from tomatillos and wash them to remove the sticky residue then dry with paper towel. Wash serrano peppers and also dry.

  4. Put the tomatillos and serrano peppers on the baking sheet and put it in the oven. Roast for 8-10 minutes.

  5. Remove baking sheet from oven and transfer the tomatillos, serrano peppers and any juice that leaked to the blender.

  6. Add the onion, garlic, cilantro, chicken bouillon and water to the blender.

  7. Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth. Set the salsa aside.

  8. Season the ribs with the garlic salt. Make sure they're evenly coated with the garlic salt.

  9. Heat up a skillet over medium high heat and add the oil.

  10. Once the oil is hot add half of the ribs. Cook for 3 minutes. Then flip them and cook for 3 more minutes.

  11. Transfer them to a plate and then add the remaining half of ribs to the skillet. Cook for three minutes on each side as well.

  12. Return the ribs on the plate back to the skillet. Add the salsa to the skillet and stir.

  13. Reduce heat to low and cover. Cook for 1 1/2 hours.

  14. Let cool a bit before serving. Serve with rice and warm corn tortillas. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Costillas de res en salsa verde
Amount Per Serving
Calories 540 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 147mg49%
Sodium 1933mg84%
Potassium 1293mg37%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 49g98%
Vitamin A 365IU7%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.