All-American Pork Baby Back Ribs
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5 minutes prep, 120 minutes cook
4 pounds pork back ribs
barbecue sauce, (purchased or homemade)
Season ribs with salt and pepper. Place ribs on a medium-hot grill over indirect heat; close grill hood and grill until ribs are tender, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. (add more charcoal briquettes to fire, if necessary, to maintain grill temperature of about 325-350 degrees F.) Finish by turning and basting ribs with barbecue sauce for the last 15 minutes. Serve ribs directly from the grill or, for extra tender ribs remove from grill, wrap in heavy aluminum foil. Place foil-wrapped ribs in brown paper bags, close bags and let ribs rest for up to an hour.
Unwrap ribs, cut into serving pieces and serve with extra barbecue sauce.
Serve with potato salad, corn on the cob, and baked beans. Complete the meal with icy cold watermelon or homemade ice cream.
Protein: 31 grams
Fat: 6 grams
Sodium: 900 milligrams
Cholesterol: 65 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 27 grams
Fiber: 8 grams