Ribs Fantastic


This is a simple, yet tasty recipe that uses beef short ribs. The longer cooking time is definitely worth the wait. The sauce is excellent. Serve with baked potato and fresh sweet corn on the cob.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
4 servings


  • 4 pounds beef short ribs

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • ½ cup lemon juice

  • ½ cup grated celery

  • ½ cup grated onion

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Place ribs in a baking pan. In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, ketchup, water, vinegar, lemon juice, celery, onion, salt and pepper. Mix well, then pour over ribs in pan.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 3 hours, or until tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1943 Calories
165g Fat
47g Carbs
67g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 1943
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 165g 211%
Saturated Fat 72g 358%
Cholesterol 345mg 115%
Sodium 912mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 42g
Protein 67g
Vitamin C 25mg 126%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 8mg 42%
Potassium 1431mg 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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