Best Ever Country-Style Ribs

Best Ever Country-Style Ribs
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Cook 55 mins


  • 2 tablespoons Dry Rub
  • 4 pounds country-style ribs
  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Make It

1. Rub Dry Rub all over ribs. Place in glass dish; cover and refrigerate several hours or overnight.

2. Stir together ketchup, water, vinegar, Worcestershire, mustard, brown sugar, oregano, basil, thyme and pepper in a medium-size bowl.

3. Transfer ribs to 5-quart Dutch oven. Reserve 1 cup sauce for basting later; pour remainder over ribs. Cover pot and cook the ribs over low heat for about 45 minutes or until ribs are tender. (Ribs may be prepared up to a day ahead and refrigerated.)

4. Prepare grill or heat broiler. Remove ribs from sauce; discard sauce. Spread ribs with half the reserved sauce.

5. Cook ribs over medium coals or broil until crispy and browned, about 5 minutes. Turn ribs over. Spread with remaining sauce. Cook for 5 minutes more.

Dry Rub


  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dried lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon paprika

Make It

1. Combine salt, brown sugar, granulated sugar, dried lemon peel, black pepper and paprika in small bowl. Store unused dry rub in airtight container in cool dark place.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 422, Fat, total (g): 31, chol. (mg): 122, sat. fat (g): 11, carb. (g): 10, pro. (g): 26, sodium (mg): 924, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.