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4.5 from 2 votes
These Italian inspired pork ribs are coated in an aromatic marinade and oven-baked until tender and caramelised.
These are a great addition to a summer BBQ or simply served with a salad, slaw or why not try adding my Avocado and Pea Mash for a side dish packed with healthy fats?
Prep Time6 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 36 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: carb dodging, Dairy-Free, gluten free, Italian, keto, low carb, low carb recipe, Pork, Ribs
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 552kcal


  • 500 g pork ribs
  • 1 ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • ½ tbsp fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried oregano finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • salt and pepper to season


  • Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F), 170°C (325°F) for fan assisted.
  • Mix together the oil, vinegar, lemon juice, zest, garlic, tomato purée, rosemary, oregano, chilli, salt and pepper.
  • Arrange the ribs across an oven tray and drizzle over 3/4 of the marinade. Reserve the rest to one side.
  • Use your hands to coat the ribs in the marinade.
  • Cover with foil and transfer to the oven for one hour to bake.
  • After an hour, remove the foil and baste the ribs with the reserved marinade. Continue to cook for a further 30 minutes uncovered or until the pork is entirely cooked through.


Calories: 552kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 43g | Fiber: 1g

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