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Dyle’s Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
Dyle’s Oven-Baked Pork Ribs

Portions: 6 Serving size: 3 ounces boneless pork


3 pounds baby back pork ribs
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, cut into 1/2″ slices
1 medium red apple, cut into 1/2″ slices and core removed
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup prepared barbecue sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 225° F.
  2. Combine brown sugar and Creole seasoning in a small bowl; set aside.
  3. Place ribs in a 9″ x 13″ glass baking dish (cut ribs in half to fit into pan).
  4. Rub olive oil onto both sides of ribs, then repeat using brown sugar and Creole seasoning mixture.
  5. Place onion and apple slices on top of ribs.
  6. Pour 1/2 cup water into dish and cover tightly with foil.
  7. Bake for approximately 5 to 6 hours. Remove foil and brush ribs with 1/3 cup barbecue sauce. Bake uncovered for an additional 45 minutes or more at 325° F until temperature of ribs reaches 185 ° F.

8. Remove from oven. Carefully drain liquid, and discard onion and apples.

  1. Cut ribs into individual pieces and serve immediately, or cool and freeze for a later date.

Helpful hints

  • If desired add additional barbecue sauce at the table.
  • Choose barbecue sauce lowest in sodium
  • These ribs freeze well. Make extra for a quick meal later.
  • Great for leftovers. Try the pork on a bun with coleslaw and hot sauce.
  • Adjust the portion to match your meal plan if you are on a lower protein diet.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories 268
  • Protein 23 g
  • Carbohydrates 8 g
  • Fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 79 mg
  • Sodium 391 mg
  • Potassium 388 mg
  • Phosphorus 195 mg
  • Calcium 30 mg
  • Fiber 0.6 g