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Best Ribs

No recipe image available.Recipe courtesy of Darla Shine, author of Happy Housewives. What could be simpler than three ingredients?

Recipe Ingredients:

3 racks baby back pork ribs
2 to 3 liters cola carbonated beverage, (Coca-Cola, do not use diet)
1 1/4 cups barbecue sauce, favorite purchased

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place rib racks, bone sides down, in large, dep roasting pan. Pour Coca-Cola into large pot to just cover ribs. Bring mixture to a boil. Once the mixture reaches a boil, lower the heat to medium and cook for about 2 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 160°F (70°C).
  2. Meanwhile, prepare a medium-hot fire in grill.
  3. Remove pork from cola mixture; discard cola in roasting pan.
  4. Pat cola from ribs using paper towels. Brush both sides of ribs with 1 cup barbeque sauce.
  5. Grill ribs, uncovered, over direct heat for 10 to 16 minutes or until heat through and sauce begins to caramelize, turning ribs over halfway during grilling.
  6. Transfer ribs to cutting board. Loosely cover with foil; let rest for 5 to10 minutes.
  7. To serve, cut rib racks into serving-size portions; lightly brush with remaining 1/4 cup sauce.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 330 calories; Protein: 15 grams; Fat: 16 grams; Sodium: 490 milligrams; Cholesterol: 75 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 8 grams; Carbohydrates: 32 grams.

Recipe developed by Darla Shine, author of Happy Housewives; Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.