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

How to Make Mum's Tuesday Night Spare-Ribs


  • 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.

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About Mum's Tuesday Night Spare-Ribs

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