These quick and simple grilled mesquite ribs will taste like you slow-cooked them for hours!

“Hoot-n-Holler” Baby Back Pork Ribs

Prep: 45 minutes • Cook: 30 minutes
Serves: 6-8

      • 1 cup Our Family barbecue sauce
      • 1 jar (12 oz.) mesquite-flavored marinade
      • 1 medium onion, peeled
      • ½ cup Our Family brown sugar
      • 2 racks baby back pork ribs (around 1-½ pounds per rack)
      • 3 bay leaves
  1. In a large stockpot, place both racks of ribs; add enough water to cover ribs. Add marinade, bay leaves and onion. Bring mixture to a boil over high heat. (This will create foam on top.)
  2. Reduce to medium-low heat; simmer 45 minutes or until ribs are just tender. Remove ribs from cooking liquid; drain on rimmed baking sheet. Heat grill to medium heat (about 350° F.)
  3. Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl, stir together the barbecue sauce and brown sugar. Brush over both sides of ribs.
  4. Place ribs on grill, bone side down, close lid. Grill for 7 minutes, turn and grill 7 minutes more.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
577 Calories, 41g Fat (15g Saturated), 137mg Cholesterol, 1037mg Sodium, 22g Carbohydrates, 28g Protein

Recipe and photo courtesy of the National Pork Board,