Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs Recipe
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Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs Recipe

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Put your appliances to work for you! Take advantage of your slow cooker’s convenience with these tender pork ribs coated in tangy barbecue sauce.—Kimi Short, Prior Lake, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5-1/2 hours
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5-1/2 hours
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 pounds boneless country-style pork ribs
  • 1 can (6 ounces) DOLE® Canned 100% Pineapple Juice
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 cup plum jam

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 495 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 478mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 1g fiber), 41g protein


  1. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, brown ribs on all sides. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker; top with pineapple juice, onion and garlic. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove ribs; drain and discard cooking juices and onion. Return ribs to the slow cooker. Combine barbecue sauce and jam; pour over ribs. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs in Taste of Home February/March 2011, p49

Blush Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.

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Reviewed Jan. 24, 2015

"I shred the pork after it is cooked and use it as a pulled pork recipe. My family loves it!"

Reviewed Nov. 5, 2014

"Excellent!! will definitely cook again"

Reviewed May. 17, 2013

"very good!! fall off the bone!! kids loved it!!"

Reviewed Aug. 8, 2012

"DELICIOUS!!!!! I will definately be making these again!!!!!"

Reviewed Jul. 19, 2012

"very good!!!! family loved them!!"

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