Black Pepper Beef Ribs

Black Pepper Beef Ribs

Makes 4-6 servings


  • 2 tbsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 tbsp packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 racks beef back ribs (not short ribs; 5 to 6 pounds)


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F with rack in middle. Stir together pepper, brown sugar, salt, and paprika. Pat ribs dry. Rub beef all over with spice mixture.
  2. Arrange beef in 1 layer in a large roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, until meat is tender, about 6 hours. Cut into ribs and serve immediately. Stir juice into sauce before serving.