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Octoberfest Ribs

 Octoberfest Ribs
If your family likes its meals hearty—especially now that cooler weather's on the way—you'll want to add this top-of-the-stove pork recipe to your file.
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours 10 min.


  • 2 jars (16 ounces each) sauerkraut, drained
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds
  • 2 medium onions, halved
  • 2 tart green apples, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 pounds pork spareribs


  • In a Dutch oven, layer all ingredients in the order listed. Bring to
  • a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2-3 hours or until the
  • ribs are tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (5 ounces) equals 372 calories, 22 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 571 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 22 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer