Grilled Ribs with Cherry Cola Barbecue Sauce

Finger lickin’ good! Baby back ribs are a fantastic summertime supper.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

5
to 6 lb pork baby back ribs
1
teaspoon seasoned salt
1
teaspoon garlic pepper blend
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1
cup barbecue sauce
1
can (12 oz) cherry cola
1/4
cup cherry preserves
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1
to 2 teaspoons buffalo wing hot sauce or other hot sauce
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut ribs into serving-size sections. Rub ribs with seasoned salt, garlic pepper and ginger. Place ribs in 15x10x1-inch pan, overlapping slightly. Bake uncovered about 1 hour 30 minutes or until tender.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix barbecue sauce, cola, preserves, mustard and buffalo wing sauce. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer uncovered 30 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally, until flavors are blended and sauce is slightly thickened.
  • 3 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Cover and grill ribs over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, turning and brushing occasionally with barbecue sauce mixture to glaze.
  • 4 Heat remaining barbecue sauce mixture to boiling; boil and stir 1 minute. Serve sauce with ribs.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    830
    (
    Calories from Fat
    500),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    55g
    55%
    (Saturated Fat
    20g,
    20%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    220mg
    220%;
    Sodium
    840mg
    840%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    31g
    31%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    24g
    24%
    ),
    Protein
    53g
    53%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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