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Slow & Easy Baby Back Ribs

 Slow & Easy Baby Back Ribs
If you enjoy ribs, you’ll love these fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs. Not only are they delicious, but the recipe is easy to prepare in the slow cooker.—Barbara Birk, St. George, Utah
4 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds pork baby back ribs, cut into 2-rib portions
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste or tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Directions

  • Place ribs in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the
  • onion, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, tomato paste, paprika,
  • Worcestershire, mustard, salt and pepper; pour over ribs. Cover and
  • cook on low for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Remove ribs to a serving platter; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking
  • juices; transfer juices to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  • Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into the
  • pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until
  • thickened. Serve with ribs. Yield: 4 servings.

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Slow & Easy Baby Back Ribs (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 916 calories, 62 g fat (23 g saturated fat), 245 mg cholesterol, 1,324 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 52 g protein.