Lean BBQ Ribs Recipes for Fitness

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Opt for lean pork ribs or baby back ribs to reduce fat content while enjoying your favorite BBQ flavors.

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Choose Lean Cuts

Trim visible fat from the ribs before marinating and cooking to further decrease fat content.

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Trim Excess Fat

Use marinades with herbs, spices, and natural sweeteners like honey or maple syrup instead of sugar-laden sauces.

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Healthy Ingredients

Grill ribs instead of smoking them to minimize exposure to potentially harmful compounds and reduce fat.

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Grill Instead of Smoke

Pair your lean BBQ ribs with nutritious sides like grilled vegetables or a fresh salad for a balanced meal.

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Healthy Sides

Create a vegetarian option by roasting cauliflower with BBQ seasoning for a healthy, meat-free alternative.

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Cauliflower

Season ribs with Mediterranean herbs like rosemary and oregano, then grill for a fresh and aromatic taste.

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Mediterranean 

Coat ribs in chipotle and lime marinade before grilling for a spicy, citrus-infused flavor.

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Chipotle Lime Ribs

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