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


  • 4
    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
  • 1
    can corn niblets
  • ·
    potatoes for mashing

How to Make Mum's Tuesday Night Spare-Ribs


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Rinse ribs under cold water to get rid of any little bone shards..Pat dry and cut into individual ribs
  2. Put ribs in a dutch oven or small roasting pan. Pepper the ribs to taste and mix them up.
  3. Bake covered for 1 hr then remove pan from oven and drain and discard any fat in pan any SAFE way you choose.
  4. Stir ribs and return pan to oven and bake for another 1/2 hr. Do the grease thing again, if necessary.
  5. Turn 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.
  6. When 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

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