Rainy-day barbecued beef ribs

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 pounds Beef chuck short ribs; well trimmed (4"x2")
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
⅛ cup Tomato juice
¼ cup Onion; finely chopped
3 tablespoons Cider vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire suace
¼ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
dash Ground cloves
dash Pepper


1. Heat broiler. Arrange beef ribs on cold broiler-pan rack. Broil 5-6 inches from heat source about 20 minutes, turning frequently, until ribs are well browned on all sides.

2. Place ribs in Dutch oven or large, heat-proof skillet with tight fitting lid. 3. Heat oven to 350^F. In the meantime combine tomato sauce, tomato juice, chopped onion, cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, cinnamon, cloves, and pepper in medium saucepan. Bring to boil and pour over ribs, making sure they are well coated.

4. Cover and place in oven; cook for 1½ to 2 hours until ribs are tender. Transfer ribs to serving platter. Skim off and discard fat from sauce. Spoon some of the sauce over ribs. Serve remaining sauce on the side. Serves 4-6.

Nutrition per serving: 472 cal; 48 g pro; 28 g fat; 6 g carb; 482 mg sod; 141 mg chol. Source: PARENTS magazine, July l993 issue.

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