Print Options

Back to Baby Back Ribs >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Baby Back Ribs

 Baby Back Ribs
Slow-cook the ribs during the day and they will be ready to finish on the grill when you get home.
4 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours


  • 2-1/2 pounds pork baby back ribs, cut into eight pieces
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 celery ribs, cut in half
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic, divided
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup plum sauce
  • Dash hot pepper sauce


  • Place the ribs in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Add the water, onion, celery,
  • 1 teaspoon garlic and peppercorns. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours
  • or until meat is tender.
  • In a small saucepan, combine the barbecue sauce, plum sauce, hot
  • pepper sauce and remaining garlic. Cook and stir over medium heat
  • for 5 minutes or until heated through. Remove ribs. Discard cooking
  • juices and vegetables.
  • Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs,
  • lightly coat the grill rack. Brush ribs with sauce. Grill, covered,
  • over medium-low heat for 8-10 minutes or until browned, turning and
  • basting occasionally with remaining sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 555 calories,

2 of 2

Baby Back Ribs (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 39 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 153 mg cholesterol, 500 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.