Ingredients

  • 2 racks¬†baby back ribs (about 4 lbs.)
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 clove¬† garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar (Blackberry Ginger)
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees .
  2. Season ribs with salt and pepper and place meaty side up on foil-lined baking sheet; bake for 45 minutes.
  3. In blender, puree berries, garlic, ketchup, molasses, vinegar, hot sauce, sugar and 1/2 tsp. salt. about 30 seconds.
  4. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve.
  5. Increase oven temperature to broil. Brush ribs with sauce and broil until thick glaze forms, about 5 minutes.
  6. Cut between bones into individual ribs.