Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  268
  • Protein  23 g
  • Carbohydrates  8 g
  • Fat  16 g
  • Cholesterol  79 mg
  • Sodium  391 mg
  • Potassium  388 mg
  • Phosphorus  195 mg
  • Calcium  30 mg
  • Fiber  0.6 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1/2 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • If desired add additional barbecue sauce at the table.
  • Choose barbecue sauce lowest in sodium or try one of the homemade barbecue sauce recipes.
  • These ribs freeze well. Make extra for a quick meal later.
  • Great for leftovers. Try the pork on a bun with coleslaw and hot sauce.
  • Adjust the portion to match your meal plan if you are on a lower protein diet.

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Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
belowpar says:

This looks fantastic but being new to kidney disease as well as new to preparing healthier food and determing serving size etc, I have some questions. And I am sure it may bring a smile or chuckle to you, it did me as am typing this. ?? How do you determine # of portions and serving size? If serving size is 3 ounces boneless pork do you take the rib, remove meat from it and weigh it to determine the portion size? Otherwise 3 pounds of ribs for 3 ounce servings would be 16 servings wouldn't it? Another way to ask my question would be, how many "intact" ribs equals a 3 ounce boneless meat serving? Dietitian comment: Each rib has 1-2 ounces of meat, so one serving with 3 ounces might include 2-3 ribs. If you want to be exact you can remove meat from the bone and weight it before eating.

Aug. 25, 2017, 9:49 AM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
MommaKLo says:

I love this recipe! I'm lucky if I get 2 portions because my hubby eats the rest. Was wondering if I could use a Pork boneless Loin with same ingredients and put it in the crockpot. Advice,,,please :)

Jun. 28, 2017, 1:54 PM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
PodPa65 says:

Can I use this recipe in a slow cooker and if so for how long? thanks Dietitian comment: I've never tried ribs in a crockpot. Has anyone else? Please share with us.

Jun. 22, 2017, 9:42 AM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
belowpar says:

I am new to The site and new to CKD and new to learning how to prepare food, so my question is serving size of 3 oz. does that include weight of rib bones? Or can you say that is 3 ribs or 4 ribs? I only rated it a 3star since it required a rating. I haven't prepared the item yet until I hear back, but the recipe sounds great. Dietitian comment: The 3 ounce serving is for cooked meat without the bone. Depending on the size of the ribs I estimate each rib has between 1 to 2 ounces meat, so guestimate 2 to 3 ribs per serving.

Apr. 14, 2017, 11:51 AM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs

Amazing. Very tender.

Nov. 16, 2014, 7:49 PM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
lafferty4 says:

My husband has fixed these now twice. They are yummy. They take a long time to make but they are fall off the bone good.

Nov. 12, 2014, 8:33 AM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
sharrbarr says:

fixed these twice and it is a very good recipe and easy to fix

Sep. 26, 2014, 6:10 AM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
emora says:

I don't get it!??My dad's nephrologist said absolutely NO beef and no pork every again for my dad since he has stage 3 renal failure(he is 96 with CHF and diabetes and not a candidate for dialysis) My dad would love to eat these BBQ ribs. So which is it? This is the expert site on Kidneys so is the doc wrong? Please respond; Dietitian comment: The best advise is to see a dietitian familiar with your father's condition and dietary needs, and confirm with his doctor why these specific foods are excluded. Pork and beef contain the same amount of protein, potassium and phosphorus as poultry, fish and other seafood.

Sep. 02, 2013, 10:01 PM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs

I NEED 70 GRAMS OF PROTEIN PER DAY BUT I DONT LIKE MEAT. ANY SUGGESTIONS? Dietitian comment: You can eat egg. egg white, tofu, tempeh, other vegetarian protein substitutes. It is certainly possible to follow a vegetarian diet and get adequate protein. In addition protein powders and liquid supplements are available. Please consult your dietitian for recommendations.

Sep. 02, 2013, 9:32 PM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
Stanwat says:

Good recipe as is, but could be improved to ones taste. I added 1/2 tsp each of pepper and papriks, 3 cloves of minced garlic. I baked for 3 hrs at 300, put them on the grill for 15 min. and sauced them at that time. They were terrific and fall off the bone ribs.

Jul. 02, 2013, 1:03 PM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
hunnykins says:

I did mine for just 2 hours, put sauce on them and baked another 12 minutes and they were fall off the bone tender.

Jan. 23, 2012, 4:53 PM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
karenkanda says:

What a terrific recipe! I make it without the apples and onions and it is even better.

Nov. 11, 2011, 2:03 PM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
prince5909 says:

Sounds great! I hope to try it very soon.

May. 08, 2011, 12:14 PM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs

This sounds absolutely delicious but 7/8 hrs. in the oven is a long time. How about using a slow cooker?

Apr. 22, 2010, 12:11 PM
Bob's Oven-Baked Pork Ribs
glencove5 says:

tis was a good recipe. however i did increase sugar by i tablespoon and i reduced the ribs by 2 pounds. I cooked the meal for about 2 1/2 hours..the ribs were very tender. The taste was good. I'll use this again

Apr. 13, 2010, 12:53 PM

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