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Baked Baby Back Ribs in the Oven Keto Recipe feature

Easy Baked Baby Back Ribs in Oven Recipe

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  • Author: Stephanie Parlegreco
  • Total Time: 5 Hours 10 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x


These are the best oven Keto baked Baby Back Rib recipe. So tender that they just fall right off the bone. I guarantee you’ll love them plus they are Keto and low carb at only 4.3 NET CARBS per serving.


  • 2 racks baby back pork ribs
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper 
  • 2 Tbsp salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Swerve Brown Sugar powder 


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. 
  2. Cut 4 pieces of foil all equal size, place 2 pieces on the counter then 1 rack on each piece of foil.
  3. In a small bowl mix, cumin, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, chili powder, salt, pepper, and Swerve brown sugar. 
  4. Once mixed, spread the dry rub on the 2 racks of ribs. Rub into each rack, making sure you get the top, bottom, and sides fully coated. 
  5. Take your other 2 pieces of foil and cover the top of the ribs. Seal up all the sides tightly. 
  6. Place ribs on a baking tray and place in oven. Cook for about 5 hours. 
  7. Very carefully take the foil off the ribs, then place back in the oven on High Broil.  It only needs a few minutes to crisp, so keep an eye on it. 
  8. Serve with BBQ sauce on the side if desired.


  • NET Carbs: 4.3 per serving
  • If you like leftovers, double the recipe.
  • You can omit the Swerve Brown Sugar, but it adds just a very slight sweetness that is perfect, especially if you aren’t using BBQ Sauce.  
  • If you want to grill them, only cook for about 2 hours in the oven at 350 degrees, then throw them on the grill for about 10-20 minutes. 
  • Baby back ribs are smaller than Spare Ribs, so you will need about 1 ½ more than Spare Ribs.
  • Baby Back and Spare ribs can both be used, but keep in mind that because Spare Ribs are larger they will take a bit longer to cook. 
  • If you want to make ribs ahead, they can be seasoned, wrapped in plastic wrap, and then refrigerated overnight before baking.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. 
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 Hours
  • Category: Main Courses
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American