Mum's Tuesday Night Spare-Ribs

Sue Fitzpatrick


I still make these :) I added the extra ingredient of the garlic sauce. Mum only ever used tomato sauce and sometimes a little finely chopped onion, but she liked my version too.

Another simple recipe - I love them!

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2 - 4
10 Min
2 Hr


strips of sweet & sour style pork spare-ribs (about 2 1/2 lbs)
19 oz
can of tomato sauce
1/4 c
garlic sauce (optional - i use vh medium garlic sauce for spare-ribs)
a few good shakes of pepper
can corn niblets
potatoes for mashing


1Preheat oven to 350F. Rinse ribs under cold water to get rid of any little bone shards..Pat dry and cut into individual ribs
2Put ribs in a dutch oven or small roasting pan. Pepper the ribs to taste and mix them up.
3Bake covered for 1 hr then remove pan from oven and drain and discard any fat in pan any SAFE way you choose.
4Stir ribs and return pan to oven and bake for another 1/2 hr. Do the grease thing again, if necessary.
5Turn oven to 325, pour tomato and garlic sauce over ribs and mix around. Return pan to oven and bake uncovered for another 1/2 hr.
6When done, remove from oven and carefully pour all ribs and sauce into a serving bowl or serve from pan. Serve with mashed potatoes, canned corn and lots of napkins. Cooking time, approx 2 hrs.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Pork, Ribs
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Canadian
Hashtag: #ribs