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Easy BBQ Ribs

00:50:00 10 servings, 1/10 recipe (142 g) each
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10 servings, 1/10 recipe (142 g) each

How easy are our Easy BBQ Ribs? Ribs. BBQ sauce. That's it—and that's all you need for a falling-off-the-bone tender dish that serves up to 10. Try our original stove-top version. Or, see our tips for super-simple directions for how to use your slow cooker or electric pressure cooker!

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  • Cut ribs into 2-rib sections; place in Dutch oven or large saucepan.
  • Add enough water to completely cover ribs; cover with lid. Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. After about 10 min., heat barbecue to medium heat.
  • Drain ribs; place on barbecue grate. Grill 10 min. or until done, turning and brushing occasionally with barbecue sauce.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a hot baked potato and a side of SERIOUSLY GOOD Coleslaw: .

Use Your Microwave

Cut ribs into sections as directed; place in large microwaveable bowl. Add 1/2 cup water. Microwave on HIGH 20 min., stirring gently after 10 min.; drain. Grill as directed.

Use Your Slow Cooker

Cut ribs into sections as directed; place in slow cooker. Add 1/2 cup water. Cover with lid. Cook on LOW 7 to 8 hours (or on HIGH 3-1/2 to 4 hours.) Drain, then grill as directed.

Use Your Electric Pressure Cooker

Do not cut ribs as directed. Add 1 cup water to electric pressure cooker, then place trivet in pressure cooker. Stand 1 rack of ribs, on its side, on trivet, curving rack to follow curved edge of pressure cooker. Repeat with remaining racks of ribs, overlapping edges as necessary to fit all rib racks in pressure cooker. Close and lock lid. Turn Pressure Release Valve to Sealing position. Cook 25 min. using MEAT setting. When timer goes off, turn pressure cooker off. Use Natural Pressure Release for 10 min., then do a Quick Pressure Release to release any remaining pressure. Slowly remove lid. Transfer ribs to tray. Heat barbecue to medium heat. Grill ribs 10 min., turning and brushing occasionally with barbecue sauce. Remove ribs from barbecue. Cut into 2-rib portions to serve.


  • 10 servings, 1/10 recipe (142 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings, 1/10 recipe (142 g) each
Calories 290
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 310mg
Carbohydrate 11g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 9g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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