Spareribs, Rice and Chickpea Casserole

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

I have not tried this recipe that was printed in Bon Appetit (March 1993).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Season spareribs with salt and pepper.
  3. Brown spareribs in Dutch oven over high heat.
  4. Transfer ribs to plate.
  5. Add onion and garlic to pot and sauté until onion is translucent.
  6. Add all remaining ingredients except pimientos to pot and bring to boil.
  7. Return ribs to pot, stirring them into rice mixture.
  8. Spread pimientos over top of mixture.
  9. Turn into casserole and bake (covered) 50-60 minutes or until meat and rice are done.
Most Helpful

Great combination of flavors. Easy to make. A great "stick to your ribs" (no pun intended) meal for cold New England nights. Added a lot of black pepper at the end for an extra kick.

KelBel January 16, 2005