St. Louis Style BBQ Ribs

Have you ever tried St. Louis Style Ribs? They are a bit thicker which means more meat! Just make sure you cook them long and with a lower temperature.

Serves: 8

St. Louis Style BBQ Ribs

30 minPrep Time

2 hr, 15 Cook Time

2 hr, 45 Total Time

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  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 to 4 pounds st. louis style ribs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt


  1. Stir ingredients, beginning with water (leave ribs and garlic salt out), into a stock pot.
  2. Bring to a boil. Allow to boil for about 15 minute stirring occasionally.
  3. Simmer uncovered to get to desired thickness.
  4. Preheat oven to 300°F while your sauce is is cooking.
  5. Cut ribs into serving sizes.
  6. Place in greased 9x13 glass pan.
  7. Sprinkle with garlic salt to taste.
  8. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes bone side up.
  9. Drain the grease off the ribs.
  10. Pour your done sauce over ribs.
  11. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour.
  12. Uncover and bake for an additional 30 minutes, basting the ribs 2-3 times during final stage.
  13. If you don't have a lot of time to make your own sauce, you can use store bought BBQ sauce.
164 cal
5 g
25 g
4 g

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