Easy Baby Back Ribs

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Nothing says summer grilling quite like the smell of of a nice and juicy slab of ribs dripping in our favorite barbecue sauce. These Easy Baby Back Ribs taste just as fabulous as the ribs you’ve always loved, but they are incredibly easy to make.

Why spend time slaving away in the kitchen, when you can simply combine a few simple ingredients and hang out with friends and family. After all, isn’t that what grill-time is all about? Don’t let the lack of ingredients fool you, though.

This easy recipe is seasoned to perfection and can be supplemented with your favorite sauce. We love SkinnyMs. Barbecue Sauce because it’s made with only 100% clean ingredients, and it tastes amazing, too! Easy Baby Back Ribs pair beautifully with our Skinny Sweet and Tangy Cole Slaw and Slow Cooker Barbecue Beans.

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Easy Baby Back Ribs

Easy Baby Back Ribs

Yields: 16 servings | Serving Size: 3-4 ribs |Calories: 435 | Total Fat: 33.1 g | Saturated Fat: 12.3 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 110 mg | Sodium: 527 mg | Carbohydrates: 10.9 g | Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g | Sugars: 9.0 g | Protein: 22.1 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 16


  • 5 1/2 lb baby back pork ribs (3 slabs)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 18 oz Barbecue Sauce - For equivalent, double Skinny Ms. Barbecue Sauce recipe.


  1. Preheat over to 300 degrees. Remove thin membrane from back of ribs by slicing into ribs with a knife and pulling membrane off with paper towels. Combine salt, garlic powder and pepper; rub all over meaty side of ribs. Cut racks in half, if desired. Arrange ribs in a large roasting pan. Cover tightly with foil. Bake 3 hours or until very tender. Uncover and cool 15 minutes. Drain. Preheat grill to medium-high. Place ribs, meaty side up, on covered grill lid, 10 minutes. Baste and grill 5 to 10 minutes longer or until sauce clings to ribs.

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