• 4 Pounds country-style pork ribs, trimmed of excess fat
  • 1 Tablespoon cooking oil
  • 3/4 Cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of celery soup
  • 1/3 Cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 1 Cup chopped apple
  • 1/2 Cup chopped celery
  • 11/2 Cups California raisins
  • 1/4 Cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 Cup chopped walnuts; for garnish


In a large skillet, brown ribs on all sides in hot oil. Remove ribs from skillet, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. Cook onion in drippings until tender but not brown. Add soup, apple juice concentrate, poultry seasoning, cinnamon and bay leaf. Return ribs to skillet. Simmer, covered, 45 minutes. Add apple, celery and raisins. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes more. Stir in half-and-half, heat through. Remove bay leaf. Turn into serving bowl and sprinkle with walnuts. Serve with hot cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 370 (Calories from Fat 41%); Total Fat 17 ( Saturated Fat 5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 100; Sodium 310; Potassium 790; Total Carbohydrate 23; Dietary Fiber 2; Sugars 19; Protein 31; Calcium 64; Iron 3;

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