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Old Fashioned Spare Ribs and Kraut

A Classic German-Style Dinner

  • 4 medium onions, sliced and separated into rings
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and left whole
  • 1 16 oz jar sauerkraut, Lowell
  • 8 large meaty pork spare ribs
  • 1 teaspoon each each salt, pepper, garlic powder
  • 4 bay leaves
  • pear or apple, chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  1. Bake at 300 for 4 hours
  2. In a large roasting pan layer; 2 sliced onions, 2 cloves garlic, and 1/2 the jar of sauerkraut. Place pork spare ribs on top of sauerkraut, sprinkle pork spare ribs with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Top with bay leaves and chopped pear or apple. 

  3. Layer on the top of pork spare ribs; remaining onions, garlic and sauerkraut.  Pour chicken broth. Cover roasting pan with heavy duty foil. 

  4. Bake for 4 hours.