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"Secret's in the Sauce" BBQ Ribs Recipe
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"Secret's in the Sauce" BBQ Ribs Recipe

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A sweet, rich sauce makes these ribs so tender that the meat literally falls off the bones. And the aroma is wonderful. Yum! —Tanya Reid, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 pounds pork baby back ribs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 2-1/2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 3/4 cup cherry preserves
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 921 calories, 58 g fat (21 g saturated fat), 220 mg cholesterol, 1,402 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 48 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut ribs into serving-size pieces; sprinkle with pepper. Place in a 5- or 6-qt. slow cooker. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over ribs. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender. Serve with sauce. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as "Secret's in the Sauce" BBQ Ribs in Taste of Home August/September 2009, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 921 calories, 58 g fat (21 g saturated fat), 220 mg cholesterol, 1,402 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 48 g protein.

Blush Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.

Reviews for "Secret's in the Sauce" BBQ Ribs

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Reviewed Feb. 11, 2015

"My favorite BBQ sauce. I am not into overly spicy or smoke flavor sauces. My son said best sauce I have made."

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Reviewed Jan. 22, 2015

"So good! Used a combo of two BBQ sauces which balanced out the sweetness."

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Reviewed Jul. 6, 2014

"I made this recipe exactly as is. Cooked the ribs for 7 hours in the slow cooker and the meat fell off the bone. However, we found the sauce extremely sweet. Will not make again."

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Reviewed May. 25, 2014

"The meat comes apart and the flavor is very tasty. It is an easy recipe for a busy family."

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Reviewed Mar. 31, 2014

"We loved it, easy fell off the bones. I did not have cherry presserves so used strawberry, still good with my choice of bar-b-que sauce."

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