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This delicious, fall-off-the-bone Simple BBQ Ribs recipe is a tried and true family favorite! Simple to make, these tender ribs are lip-smacking good!

Scrumptious Simple BBQ Ribs are incredibly tender and are such a favorite food for so many types of gatherings of family and friends.

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When I was growing up, I could always depend on BBQ ribs being at all of our major summer celebrations. Events like Father’s Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, and birthdays all had such delicious foods like these ribs to enjoy! But the wonderful fact is that we didn’t have to wait for a national holiday to enjoy these ribs. They are simple to make so you can enjoy them often. And these Simple BBQ Ribs are so tender, they practically fall off of the bone as you are eating them!

Simple BBQ Ribs Recipe

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The secret that makes these ribs so amazing is that this recipe starts in the oven and finishes on the grill. Their time in the oven makes them extremely tender and juicy. Since they are wrapped in foil as they bake, they steam as they bake giving the most incredible tender ribs I’ve ever tasted.

Here’s how I make them.

How to Cook Simple BBQ Ribs

Ingredients Needed for Ribs:

To make these ribs, you’ll need:

Instructions to Cook Ribs

This is one of the recipes given to me by my Grandmother and I’ve added my family favorite Homemade BBQ Sauce. Make sure you don’t skip any of the steps in cooking the ribs. You won’t regret it!

Preheat. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Cook in Oven. Wrap ribs in foil and place in roasting pan. Bake 1 ½ hours.

Prepare Homemade BBQ Sauce. While ribs are in oven, whisk together all bbq sauce ingredients in a medium saucepan situated over medium heat. Allow to come to a bubble and then reduce the heat to low. Allow to simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes. If you make this sauce ahead of time, allow sauce to cool slightly and place in airtight container and then place in the refrigerator. It is good in the fridge for up to a week if you are making ahead or storing any leftover sauce for later.

Remove and Drain Ribs. Remove ribs from oven after cooking 1 ½ hours. Drain any fat from the ribs.

Grill and Baste Ribs. Place ribs on grill. Grill for 10 minutes. Baste with Homemade BBQ Sauce. Continue grilling another 10 minutes.

Cut and Serve. Cut the racks into individual ribs. Reheat the remaining bbq sauce, if it’s not still warm. Serve the ribs with additional sauce so guests can add more sauce if they wish. Enjoy!

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What to Serve with BBQ Ribs

So many delicious side dishes and desserts are great with these ribs! I’ve listed several dishes that my family and friends love to eat with them.

Southern Potato Salad

Southern Baked Beans

Coleslaw

Macaroni Salad

Southern Banana Pudding

Peach Cobbler with Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream

Here’s my Simple BBQ Ribs recipe. I think you’ll love these!

Simple BBQ Ribs Recipe

Dinner 2 hrs 10 mins

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Servings 6
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Author Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch
This delicious, fall-off-the-bone Simple BBQ Ribs recipe is a family favorite! Simple to make, these tender ribs are lip-smacking good!

Ingredients  

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350º F.
  • Wrap ribs in foil and place in roasting pan. Bake 1 ½ hours.
  • Prepare Homemade BBQ Sauce recipe
  • Drain ribs. Grill 10 minutes. Baste with sauce. Continue grilling 10 minutes. Cut into individual ribs.
  • Reheat sauce and brush on ribs. Serve some sauce on the side if desired.

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