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BBQ Spare Ribs with Classic Wedge Salad

Traeger Kitchen


BBQ Spare Ribs with Classic Wedge Salad

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

4 Hours

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Mesquite

Nothing says summer like ribs. Hot and tender BBQ spare ribs sauced with Sweet & Heat and paired with a classic wedge topped with a creamy dressing, bacon and chives.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

    Steps

    • 1

      Season all sides of the ribs with Traeger Pork and Poultry Rub.
    • 2

      When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill and set the temperature to 250 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
    • 3

      Place ribs directly on the grill grate meat side up or in the Traeger rib rack with the bones leaning against the rack. Cook for 3 hours.
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    • 4

      After the first hour, spray the ribs with the apple juice. Spray every hour after that with apple juice.
    • 5

      After cooking for 3-4 hours, brush the ribs on all sides with Traeger Sweet & Heat BBQ sauce. Return to the grill for 30 minutes to an hour to "tighten" the sauce. After sauce has tightened, remove from grill.
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    • 6

      For the dressing: Whisk mayonnaise, sour cream, milk, vinegar, salt, and pepper together in bowl until combined.
    • 7

      Remove core from head of lettuce and slice into wedges. Place wedges on plate and top with dressing, onion, and tomatoes. Crumble bacon over top and sprinkle with chives.
    • 8

      Slice rib rack into individual ribs and serve with wedge salad. Enjoy!

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