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                           Hearty Ribs and Beans
 
 Recipe By     : TASTE OF HOME - FEB/MARCH 1996
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pork                             Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      pounds        country-style pork spareribs
      1/4  cup           water
   14 1/2  ounces        tomato sauce
    1      envelope      dry onion soup mix
      1/3  cup           packed brown sugar
    2      Tablespoons   prepared mustard
      1/8  teaspoon      hot pepper sauce
    2      15 1/2 oz.    great northern beans -- rinsed and
                         drained
    2      15 1/2 oz.    kidney beans -- rinsed and drained
    1 1/2  cups          celery -- thinly sliced
    1                    sweet red peppers -- thinly sliced
 
 Place ribs in an ungreased 13x9x2 baking dish; add water.  
 Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1-1/2 hours. Drain,       
 reserving liquid; skim fat. Set ribs aside.  Add enough     
 water to liquid to equal 1 cup; place in a saucepan. Add    
 tomato sauce, soup mix, sugar, mustard and hot pepper sauce.
  Simmer for 10 minutes; remove 1/2 cup.  To the remaining   
 sauce, add beans, celery and red pepper. Pour into the      
 baking dish; add ribs. Pour reserved sauce over ribs. Cover 
 and bake for 45 minutes.                                    
 Yield: 6-8 servings.                                        
                                                             
 
 
 
 
 
 
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