Saucy Grilled Baby Back Ribs Recipe
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Saucy Grilled Baby Back Ribs Recipe

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Don't worry about the beer in the sauce—it's just root beer, which is a subtle undertone to the yummy sauce. —Terri Kandell, Addison, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 2 hours Grill: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 2 hours Grill: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 2 cups cider vinegar
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup root beer
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 4 pounds pork baby back ribs

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 603 calories, 31 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 122 mg cholesterol, 1,046 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 25 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine first nine ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 20-25 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 325°. Set aside 3 cups of sauce for basting and serving.
  3. Brush remaining sauce over ribs. Place bone side down on a rack in a large shallow roasting pan. Cover tightly with foil and bake 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until tender.
  4. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs,rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill ribs, covered, over medium heat 15-25 minutes or until browned, turning and brushing occasionally with some of the reserved sauce. Cut into serving-size pieces; serve with sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Saucy Grilled Baby Back Ribs in Taste of Home Special Interest Publications 2013

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 603 calories, 31 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 122 mg cholesterol, 1,046 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 25 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 22, 2014

"I used boneless country style spare ribs. The sauce was very tasty. I had enough left over to use it on top of the All American Meat Loaf recipe (another Taste of Home keeper)!"

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Reviewed Jul. 29, 2014

"These were the best ribs I've ever made! Even the hubby agreed...!"

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Reviewed Jun. 27, 2014

"This is a fabulous recipe! These ribs are delicious!"

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Reviewed Jun. 26, 2014

"Fixed these last night reminded me of the ribs I had in Texas and St Louis. Yes the meat is to fall off the bone. Any good griller will tell you that need to watch Diners, Drive-ins and dives BBQ edition. May learn something..."

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Reviewed Jun. 25, 2014

"Fall off the bone tender and great flavor is EXACTLY what my friends and family want - we don't like the tougher, chewy kind."

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