Baby Back Ribs


These baby back ribs are tender, and the meat falls right off the bone. Generally, people think of baby back ribs as a meal they would only order at a restaurant, but they are so easy to make at home. This recipe could not be more simple.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
10 hrs 45 mins


  • 2 pounds pork baby back ribs

  • aluminum foil

  • cooking spray

  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle barbecue sauce


  1. Cut ribs into 4 equal portions.

  2. Tear off 4 pieces of aluminum foil big enough to enclose each portion of ribs. Grease each piece of foil with cooking spray.

  3. Brush ribs liberally with barbecue sauce; place each portion of ribs on a piece of foil. Wrap tightly and refrigerate for 8 hours to overnight.

  4. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

  5. Bake ribs wrapped tightly in foil in the preheated oven for 2 1/2 hours. Remove ribs from foil and serve with more sauce, if desired.

    close up view of Baby Back Ribs with sauce on a grill

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

697 Calories
37g Fat
46g Carbs
43g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 697
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 48%
Saturated Fat 14g 68%
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 1607mg 70%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 33g
Protein 43g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 790mg 17%

* 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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