Fall Off the Bone Pork Ribs

There’s a certain depth of flavor with meat that can only be achieved when roasting for a long time. These pork ribs are proof. 

Fall Off the Bone Pork Ribs

Mmm pork ribs! Even better when they’re this easy to make and so delicious! I came up with this pork ribs recipe for a contest I entered a while ago. I unfortunately didn’t win but I’ve since received plenty of positive comments about it! These pork ribs literally fall off the bone and are extremely tasty. No need to add any sauce once they are cooked, just served them in their own juices and watch people fawn all over them. Pair these ribs with a simple side dish like a ratatouille, broccoli sauteed with black olives or warm sauteed radishes.


Fall Off the Bone Pork Ribs

pork ribs
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 180 minutes
  • Total Time: 190 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Pork


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 pounds pork ribs
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 1 large onion (roughly chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (roughly chopped)
  • 4 cups low sodium beef broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried or fresh thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 teaspoons worcestershire sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large pan over high heat, add 2 tbsp oil. Season the ribs with salt and pepper on both sides. When the pan is hot, add ribs and cook both sides until they are golden brown.
  3. In a roasting pan add onions, garlic, beef broth, water, soy sauce, granulated sugar, thyme, bay leaves and worcestershire sauce. Add ribs to the roasting pan, cover and put in the oven. Cook for about 3 hours, making sure to check on them every half an hour or so, turning them over to ensure they cook evenly. The ribs are done when they fall off the bone.
  4. Serve on a plate and drizzle bottom of the pan juice over them.


  • Calories: 1222
  • Saturated Fat: 18
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