For the Ribs:2 pounds boneless pork ribs 1 teaspoon black pepper For the Sauce: 1 cup tomato juice ½ cup chopped onion ½ cup ketchup ¼ cup vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground mustard ½ teaspoon salt (optional) ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon cayenne powder
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Place ribs in an 8 x 8-inch baking dish. Sprinkle ribs with pepper. Cover with foil and cook for 45 minutes. 3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan heat tomato juice and onion until onion is translucent. Add the remaining sauce ingredients and cook over low heat 20-30 minutes stirring frequently. 4. Remove ribs from oven, uncover and pour off fat. Pour barbecue sauce over ribs and return to oven for an additional 15 minutes.