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Nutrition Facts

Calories 395
  Calories from Fat 256 (65%)
(44%)Total Fat 29g
(55%)Saturated Fat 11g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
(31%)Cholesterol 92mg
(18%)Sodium 440mg
(14%)Potassium 495mg
Total Carbohydrate 14g
(3%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 10g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(41%)Protein 20g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Gran’s Pork Spareribs


  • 2 lbs pork spare ribs

  • 1 Tbs butter

  • 2 onions, diced

  • 3/4 cup ketchup

  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce

  • 1/2 cup white vinegar

  • 2 Tbs dark brown sugar

  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard powder

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 2 Tbs Worcestershire sauce

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Tender, sweet, and delicious. These ribs are the way to just about anyone's heart.


  • Preheat oven to 250°F.
  • In a bowl, whisk together ketchup, barbecue sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, mustard powder, garlic powder, and Worcestershire sauce. Salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add ribs and brown on both sides. Place ribs, meat side down, in a 9×13 inch baking pan. Add diced onions to dish and cover with sauce.
  • Cover baking dish with tin foil and bake in the oven for 4 to 4½ hours until meat is tender and easily falls off the bone.

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