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Simple BBQ Ribs


"Country-style ribs are cut from the loin, one of the leanest areas of pork. These ribs are seasoned, boiled until tender, then baked with your favorite barbeque sauce. That's it! Back to simplicity, back to the country life. Sigh."
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2 h servings 441 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 441 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 22.2 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.5g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 33.3 g
  • 67%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 128 mg
  • 43%
  • Sodium:
  • 4260 mg
  • 170%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place ribs in a large pot with enough water to cover. Season with garlic powder, black pepper and salt. Bring water to a boil, and cook ribs until tender.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  3. Remove ribs from pot, and place them in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Pour barbeque sauce over ribs. Cover dish with aluminum foil, and bake in the preheated oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until internal temperature of pork has reached 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).


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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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UPDATE: I've started straining the cooking liquid and boiling potoates in it for either boiled or chunky mashed potatoes. I haven't done it yet but I think I'll try using the liqued to boil ri...

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My ribs came out extremely dry and not tender at all... It didn't even fall apart...

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UPDATE: I've started straining the cooking liquid and boiling potoates in it for either boiled or chunky mashed potatoes. I haven't done it yet but I think I'll try using the liqued to boil ri...

These ribs were just wonderful. I boiled them for about 45 minutes. I also followed the advice of others and put more BBQ sauce on the tops about 20 minutes before I took them out of the oven....

I was always too intimidated to attempt making ribs. All I can say is WOW! They were so easy to make... I DID modify the cooking time: I boiled for only 1 hour and then cooked in the oven for on...

These deserve 100 stars! Recommended ALL the way. So, I used boneless pork country style ribs, and they turned out very much like pulled pork. I boiled these with the seasoning for one hour. Du...

I found this recipe here 2-3 years ago...make it all of the time! This is our favorite meal to take camping...complete 1st step at home a day or 2 before you go, boil in seasoned water, let coo...

Very similar to my own rib recipe which is also 5 star! To enhance the flavor, cover the meat in equal parts beef broth and water, add one bottle of a "better" bbq sauce, (using a cheap variety...

WOWEE!! I made these ribs last night for my boyfriend and I. He was in heaven! He said, and I quote " Honey, we are going to make ribs this way for the rest of our lives!" Yummy, tender juicy...

We are rib-lovers and we go out for bbq ribs often, but this recipe is great for when we feel like staying in. It's so easy. I usually boil mine for 45 minutes before cooking them and they come ...

This ia a keeper..I boiled ribs for about 1 hour. I used a throw awy aluminum pan, easy clean up. I also used a whole bottle of Sweet Baby Ray Sauce. I basted periodically. Thanks Lloyd