A premium Aspen Ridge Natural Beef short rib braised in Chianti – to a fall-off-the-bone tenderness. A dish that looks like you’ve slaved over it for hours is accompanied by Lentil Rice and Honey Spiced Carrots.
Chianti Braised Short Rib – Slow cooked to a to a fall-off-the-bone tenderness. Moderation and portion control is key when enjoying short ribs. A great part of a balanced diet short ribs are an excellent source of complete protein and are also a good source of phosphorous and potassium. Phosphorous works alongside calcium to help build strong bones and teeth. It also aids in energy storage and use and assists with kidney function. Potassium is necessary for healthy heart function and smooth muscle use. It is also an electrolyte and helps to conduct electricity in the body.
Lebanese Lentil Rice – our healthy and delicious Lebanese rice – a mixture of red lentils, rice, and orzo prepared in our homemade vegetable stock. Nutrient rich lentils contain the highest amount of protein originating from any plant. They are a great source of dietary fiber and also have a low amount of calories. Dietary fiber found food such as lentils helps in controlling blood sugar levels. Dietary fiber slows down the rate at which food is absorbed by the blood and as a result, maintains a consistent blood sugar level.
Honey Roasted Carrots – Carrots are tossed with olive oil and honey in this simple, all natural, and delicious side dish. Apart from being a natural sweetener, our honey comes from bees that primarily collect nectar from clovers. Clover honey has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. Because of honey’s high sugar content, it may seem counterintuitive for diabetics to eat it. However, studies have shown that honey has a beneficial effect on blood sugar levels in diabetics. A 2014 review article published in the “Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders” reported that several studies have found that honey, when used in conjunction with anti-diabetic drugs, actually improves glycemic control. Suggesting that honey does not affect the body the same way that traditional table sugar does.
One order provides approximately 1 serving, 13 oz.
Chianti Braised Short Ribs: Beef (with Beef Stock (Water, Beef, Onion, Carrot, Celery, Olive Oil), Chianti Wine (contains sulfites), Salt, Seasoning), Glaze (Beef Stock (Water, Beef, Onion, Carrot, Celery, Olive Oil), Chianti Wine (contains sulfites), Red Onion, Garlic, Enriched Unbleached Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Olive Oil, Cilantro, Parsley, Seasoning, Sea Salt).
Lentil Rice: Vegetable Stock (Water, Onion, Carrot, Celery, Olive Oil), Red Lentils, Orzo Pasta (Water, Semolina (Wheat), Durum Flour, Niacin, Iron (Ferrous Sulfate), Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), White Long Grain Rice (Long Grain Parboiled Rice (Enriched with Iron (Ferrous Phosphate), Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate and Folic Acid), Onion, Parsley, Seasoning, Salt.
Honey Spiced Carrots: Carrots, Honey, Olive Oil, Parsley, Seasoning, Black Pepper.
Heating Directions From Frozen:
Stove Top: (Preferred Method) Bring water to a boil. Immerse pouch(es) in water, reduce heat to simmer and heat for 25 minutes. Side dishes and sauces (if included) require only 4 to 4½ minutes in the same pot.
Microwave: (Alternative Method) Pierce hole in plastic film for venting. Place pouches on a microwave safe dish and heat on high for 4½ to 5 minutes, or until heated through. In the event the food is not fully reheated after removal from its container, continue reheating in the microwave without overcooking. Let product stand for 1 to 2 minutes before enjoying.
Oven: (Not Recommended)
In the event your meal is not fully reheated after removal from the pouches, you may continue reheating in a microwave on a microwave safe dish until done – which should be no more than another minute or two. An internal temperature of 158° F must be reached. Appliances vary, adjust accordingly.
For items without sauces or gravy, cut a hole in corner of pouch and drain excess liquid before plating.
Appliances vary, adjust accordingly. Caution: contents will be very hot.
Chianti Braised Short Ribs: Wheat, Sulfites
Lentil Rice: Wheat
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