This probably isn’t the best way to introduce a recipe…but I’m always honest with my dear readers. I prefer grilled ribs. If you’re going to scarf down on great country-style BBQ ribs, it should be grilled. If you can’t get grilled ribs, this is the second best. I’ll confess: they actually win out over grilled on the moist, fall-off-the-bone department.
My husband begs to differ. I’m not sure if it’s because:
1) he prefers the baked version for its “fall-off-the-bone” juiciness -or-
2) if he just likes the fact that I have to make them.
You will be relieved to know this recipe does not attempt to argue for a certain BBQ sauce. I used the generic term “BBQ sauce.” Pick your own. I’m sure most of you have one you passionately defend to the death. haha.
I’m simply sharing the cooking method. And the pics, of course.
If you can’t take your eyes off of those mashed potatoes on the side, check out “Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole.” It’s the perfect side-dish!
Country-Style BBQ Ribs
- 3.5 lbs . very meaty country style ribs
- 1 lemon
- Few dashes salt pepper, & onion flakes
- 18 oz . BBQ sauce*
- In a glass baking dish, place ribs in a single layer. Dash with salt, pepper, and onion flakes. Slice lemon and place on top of ribs. Add 1/4” water to pan.
- Cover with foil and cook for 2 hours at 300°.
- Remove from oven. Drain pan. Discard lemon. Add BBQ sauce.
- Cook for 40 min., covered, at 300°.