Grilled Beef Ribs Smothered in Cola Barbecue Sauce 

Grilled Beef Ribs Smothered in Cola Barbecue Sauce 

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Grilled Beef Ribs Smothered in Cola Barbecue Sauce 

20 MIN
3 H 15 MIN


Cooking Broth

Barbecue Sauce


Cooking Broth

  1. In a large pot, place the ribs, cola, and pepper. Add water, as needed, to cover the meat. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer very gently for 2 hours and 30 minutes to 3 hours or until the meat falls off the bone. Drain the meat and keep 250 ml (1 cup) of the cooking liquid to prepare the barbecue sauce. 

Barbecue Sauce

  1. In a saucepan, brown the onion in the butter. Add the garlic, mustard, and paprika and cook for about 2 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until sauce is syrupy. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat the grill, setting the burners to medium. Oil the grate.
  3. Grill the ribs for 5 to 6 minutes per side, basting generously with the sauce while grilling. Serve with Apple and Pecan Coleslaw.

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  1. This was simple to make, and absolutely incredible to eat. Fall off the bone tender

  2. Can you use pork ribs instead of beef.

  3. Made this for the first time and they turned out amazing! they only difference was i doubled that BBQ sauce. The sauce was exceptional!

  4. I cooked ribs for the first time. They turned out great and were very moist and delicious. The sauce is exceptionally flavorful. Love it.

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