Spareribs with Savory Sage Rub

Spareribs with Savory Sage Rub


"Sage is the dominant spice in this rub for spareribs. I usually pour barbeque sauce over the ribs during the last 15 minutes of cooking. I've received many compliments for this recipe -- Enjoy!"


2 h 10 m servings 632 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 632 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 53.2 g
  • 82%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 35.2 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 181 mg
  • 60%
  • Sodium:
  • 357 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate.
  2. In a small bowl, mix sage, lemon pepper, dried rosemary, garlic powder and dried thyme. Rub the mixture into pork spareribs.
  3. Place ribs on the prepared grill. Turning often, slowly cook approximately 2 hours, or to desired doneness.
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  1. 14 Ratings


This is easily a 5 recipe, for ease and flavor and LOW CARBS (0.8)! My BBQ was stolen, so I cooked the spareribs in the oven instead. 4 pounds of them at 350 for 1 hour. Should've taken them out...

This is an excellent rub. I actually used it on pork chops with nothing else. The chops came out with a great flavor that my husband and I both liked. I have some left and will use it on othe...

This was really yummy and super easy. I used country style ribs instead of spare ribs, which cut the cook time down signifigantly. I let the meat sit for about a 1/2 hour after spreading the r...