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Tender Country Ribs

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours


6 servings

Whenever I need a surefire company pleaser, I cook up these scrumptious ribs. Usually, I double or triple the recipe, since the ribs freeze well and keep their flavor when reheated. The meat's tender and tasty every time.


  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 to 4-1/2 pounds bone-in country-style pork ribs
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 3 whole allspice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add ribs, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. In a large skillet, brown ribs in oil; transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with onion. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over ribs.
  2. Cover and bake at 350° for 1-1/4 hours or until meat is tender. Remove ribs to a serving platter; keep warm. Strain liquid; skim fat. Serve sauce with ribs.

Nutrition Facts

6 ounce-weight: 433 calories, 25g fat (8g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 1445mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein.

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