Baby Back Ribs Recipe

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Baby Back Ribs Recipe
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Baby Back Ribs Recipe

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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
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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.
Originally published as Baby Back Ribs in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p183

Nutritional Facts

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

  • 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
  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. 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.
Originally published as Baby Back Ribs in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p183

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dupzyk User ID: 7327261 59955
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2013

"Simple and tasty!"

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vwgirl9 User ID: 6542372 150578
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

"My husband usually does the ribs so I was pleasantly surprised how easy it is to make these. The flavor was wonderful too."

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lnchldy User ID: 5862532 64316
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2012

"Yes, I would make this recipe again. It was so easy and so good!!"

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bergner2 User ID: 6240445 72518
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2011

"Yes, I have used this recipe before and it is great. Sometimes I change and put it on the grill first to brown and get the BBQ flavor, then put it in the slow cooker."

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[email protected] User ID: 1202636 113185
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2009

"So easy and the end result is meat so tender it falls off of the bone."

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