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Baby Back Ribs

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours

Makes

4 servings

Slow-cook the ribs during the day and they will be ready to finish on the grill when you get home. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Baby Back Ribs Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 pounds pork baby back ribs, cut into 8 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

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Brush ribs with sauce. Grill, covered, on an oiled rack over medium-low heat for 8-10 minutes or until browned, turning and basting occasionally with remaining sauce.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 555 calories, 39g fat (14g saturated fat), 153mg cholesterol, 500mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 33g protein.

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