Mr john's spare ribs with garlic mashed potatoes

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 \N Spare rib racks -; (6 to 7 lbs)
\N \N Emeril's Essence; see * Note
½ cup Flour
¼ cup Vegetable oil
1 cup Roughly-chopped onions
½ cup Chopped bell peppers
1 cup Small-diced carrots
3 tablespoons Minced garlic
5 \N Bay leaves
1 pinch Crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon Salt
1 pinch Cayenne
1½ cup Dry red wine
2 cups Peeled; seeded, chopped tomatoes
6 ounces Tomato paste
2 cups Thick tomato sauce
½ gallon Water
½ teaspoon Dried leaf thyme
½ teaspoon Dried leaf basil
½ teaspoon Dried leaf oregano
2 cups Roasted Garlic Mash Potatoes; hot - see * Note
2 tablespoons Chopped green onions

* Note: See the "Emeril's Essence Information" and "Roasted Garlic Mash Potatoes" recipes which are included in this collection.

Cut the ribs into 2-rib portions. Season the ribs with Emeril's Essence.

Season the flour with Essence. Dredge the ribs in the flour. In a large heavy pot, heat the oil. Brown the ribs, 3 to 4 at a time, for about 4 to 5 minutes. As they brown, transfer to a platter and set aside. Using a metal spatula, remove any browned particles on the bottom of the pot and discard.

In the same pot, add the onions, bell peppers and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.

Add the carrots, garlic, and bay leaves. Season with salt and cayenne. Stir and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the wine and simmer for about 3 minutes.

Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce and water. Add the ribs and completely submerge in the mixture. Stir in the herbs. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for about 2½ hours, cover, or until the ribs are tender and the meat is falling off the bones. Skim any fat that has risen to the surface. On a platter, mound the Roasted Garlic Mash Potatoes in the center. Arrange the ribs around the potatoes and drizzle with the gravy.

Garnish with green onions and Essence. This recipe yields 6 servings.

Recipe Source: ESSENCE OF EMERIL with Emeril Lagasse From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EE-2345 broadcast 04-24-1998) Downloaded from their Web-Site -

Formatted for MasterCook by Joe Comiskey, aka MR MAD - jpmd44a@...

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05-01-1998

Recipe by: Emeril Lagasse

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