Spare ribs & apple dressing

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 pounds Pork spare ribs
¼ cup Water
1 cup Celery,chopped
1 \N Onion,chopped
1 tablespoon Butter or margarine
1 \N Apple,small,3/4\" pieces
2 cups Cornbread cubes
½ teaspoon Sage
¼ teaspoon Rosemary,crushed
\N \N Salt
\N \N Pepper
3 tablespoons Chili sauce

1. Place ribs on a rack in a 13x9x2-inch pan or baking dish; add water. 2. Cover tightly; bake in preheated 350'F. oven 1½ hours.

3. Meantime, cook celery and onion in butter in a large skillet 2 to 3 minutes. 4. Add apple pieces; continue cooking 2 to 3 minutes longer. 5. Stir in cornbread cubes, sage and rosemary. 6. Remove ribs from pan; season with salt and pepper. 7. Pour off and reserve drippings; add ½ cup drippings to bread mixture; tossing lightly to combine. 8. Shape dressing into 4 equal mounds; place on a rack in the baking dish. 9. Combine chili sauce with 3 tablespoon drippings; brush both sides of ribs. 10. Place ribs on top of dressing mounds; bake, uncovered, 30 minutes, brushing with remaining sauce after 15 minutes. Submitted By BOBBI ZEE On 04-16-95

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