Barbecued Ribs With Blueberry Sauce

Barbecue Ribs Recipe
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Fresh picked blueberries, cumin and chili powder make a delightful sauce for barbecued ribs.
15 min
Prep Time
1:00
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

4 cups
water
3 to 4 pounds
country-style pork ribs
2 pints (4 cups)
fresh blueberries
1 medium (1 cup)
onion, chopped
3 tablespoons
firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons
balsamic or red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 tablespoon
finely chopped fresh ginger root*
1 teaspoon
chilii powder
1 teaspoon
ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon
coarse ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon
salt
 
*Substitute 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger.

Directions

  1. Bring water to full boil in 8-quart saucepan; add ribs. Cook over medium-high heat 20-25 minutes or until ribs are fork tender.
  2. Place all remaining ingredients in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 12-15 minutes or until flavors are blended.
  3. Heat 1 side of gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Place coals to 1 side in charcoal grill. Make aluminum foil drip pan; place opposite coals.
  4. Place ribs onto grill over drip pan. Grill, turning occasionally and brushing with sauce,20-25 minutes or until ribs are fork tender.
  5. Cook remaining blueberry sauce over low heat, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Serve sauce over ribs.

Recipe Tips

Fresh blueberries are recommended. However, 1 (16-ounce) package frozen blueberries, thawed, drained can be substituted. Sauce will be thinner made with frozen blueberries.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
880
Cholesterol
275mg
Carbohydrates
24g
Protein
81g
Fat
52g
Sodium
330mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Was looking for an awesome recipe for ribs this Labor Day weekend's BBQ. I just happened to have the blueberries and spices. I'm only missing brown sugar, which I need for another recipe. Thanks, Land O'Lakes!

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