Ribs Fantastic

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."


3 h 30 m servings 1943 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1943 kcal
  • 97%
  • Fat:
  • 164.6 g
  • 253%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 66.8 g
  • 134%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 345 mg
  • 115%
  • Sodium:
  • 912 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 55 Ratings


Fantastic is an understatement! These ribs were AWESOME! I was nervous since this was my first try at short ribs in the oven. Whew, I pulled it off without any troubles! Other than leaving out t...

These were great! I used the crockpot and cooked them for 8hr while at work and they fell off the bone tender. Wonderful sauce that I will use for other things I am sure! Super Easy! Thanks!

This has become a family favorite. My children love the flavor. It is also good over rice.

Wow Dave!!! Ummmazing ribs, and we thank you for posting your recipe. I ended up purchasing a traditional "Jewish" cut of short ribs, called "Flanken", because a lot of meat markets aren't h...

This is fail proof! The sauce is perfect, the perfect amount of zip! I cooked them uncovered for the first 1.5 hours and then covered for the remaining 1.5 hours. I also had a little sauce lef...

We did not care for this and ended up throwing the majority out. The sauce was on the cloying side and had a very strong ketchup flavor. Sorry.

These were great! I prepared just like the recipe, not altering anything. Very easy and tasty! thanks Dave! Update 12/09: hadn't made these in years, but I found the recipe the other day so I d...

These ribs are fantastic! Sometimes I run out of lemon juice and use fresh squeezed orange juice instead. It still turns out just fine. The flavor of these ribs are just to die for!!!

Pretty good for ribs. If we were big rib eaters we probablly would have given it a 5.