BBQ Ribs side dish and serving ideas

BBQ Ribs

BBQ Ribs

BBQ ribs are a quintessentially American food, as much as apple pie and the hot dog. Their history begins when pigs were first brought to America by early European settlers and their popularity continues to grow today. You can find countless recipes, techniques and secrets for getting the most succulent and truly finger licking good ribs there is. One thing most can agree on though is that low and slow is the best way to go.

For barbecue purists bbq ribs are made only from pork cuts, but bbq beef ribs can also be found. Everyone has their favorite cut from meaty baby back to tender spare ribs, or maybe the economical riblet is more you style. Or the extra meaty country-style ribs, and if it’s not too blasphemous there is the almost Flintstone like beef rib.

Serve BBQ ribs with…

Something Starchy

mashed potatoes
french fries
sweet potato fries
baked potatoes
cheese grits
grilled polenta
black eyed peas
corn cakes
cowboy beans
baked beans

Something with Veggies

collard greens
corn on the cob
grilled zucchini
pickled okra

Just Salads

potato salad
tomato salad
corn salad
watermelon salad
grilled vegetable salad
pasta salad
macaroni salad
rice salad
bean salad

Something Fruity

pickled watemelon rind
grilled pineapple
grilled peaches

Something Fried

fried pickles
fried green tomatoes
fried okra
hush puppies
corn cakes
fried plantains

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