Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs


You don't need a grill to make tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs. Let your slow cooker do all the work while you kick back and relax with your gang. These are some of the best ribs you'll ever taste and sure to be a hit any night of the week!

Serves: 4Cooking Time: 7 hrWhat You'll Need:

1 1/2 cups ketchup1/2 cup light brown sugar3 tablespoons white vinegar3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce2 tablespoons yellow mustard1/3 cup finely chopped onions1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper4 pounds baby back ribs, cut into individual ribs2 tablespoons vegetable oilWhat To Do:

  • In a medium bowl, combine ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and onions, mix well and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine garlic powder, salt, and pepper; mix well. Rub the seasoning mixture over the ribs, coating thoroughly.
  • In a large skillet over high heat, heat the oil; brown ribs in batches 3 to 4 minutes, turning once. Place ribs in slow cooker and pour barbecue sauce over ribs.
  • Cover and cook on low setting 7 to 8 hours, or until ribs are fork-tender. Serve with sauce.

If you want your ribs to be cooked sooner, just set your slow cooker to high and they'll be done in 4 to 5 hours.