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Baby Back Ribs

So you are in the mood to make your own baby backs and it’s raining, too hot or too “buggy” outside.  Try this simple oven version. They are finger licking delicious! Keep a meat thermometer handy and no more guess work.

Try our Low-carb Buffalo version if you are watching your figure or are concerned with food allergies since many commercial sauces contain the most unexpected ingredients.

Ingredients: (for 4 servings)

One rack of baby back ribs
Salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbls olive oil
1/2 cup of sauce of your choice or use our Low Carb Buffalo sauce (please double check ingredients for allergens)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Trim rack of excessive fat, then and salt and pepper to taste, lightly coat with olive oil. Place rack, meat side up on a flat baking sheet and place in the oven. Let cook for 20 minutes, then turn, let cook for another 30 minutes or till the meat reaches a temperature of 155 degrees.
Take out of the oven then coat with the sauce, turn the oven off and place the ribs back in, let the meat stand in the sauce for 10 minutes. Take them out and enjoy!

LOW CARB Buffalo sauce:

1/2 stick of butter
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
2 Tbls  artificial sweetener ( Splenda works well)
Hot sauce to your taste

In large sauté pan, melt the butter and slowly incorporate the vinegar and the sweetener. Add hot sauce to taste, start with a tablespoon and remember to taste often. Once the sauce is to your desired heat 

Buffalo Sauce