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These simple-to-prepare ribs call for everyday ingredients. So I never complain when my family asks me to make them. Everyone enjoys their down-home goodness.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + cooling Cook: 4 hours
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + cooling Cook: 4 hours
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds pork spareribs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-3/4 cups sliced onions
  • 1 bottle (18 ounces) barbecue sauce

Nutritional Facts

743 calories: 12 ounce-weight, 50g fat (18g saturated fat), 191mg cholesterol, 1483mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 2g fiber), 49g protein .

Directions

  1. Place ribs, meat side up, on a broiling pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 15-20 minutes or until browned. Cool; cut into serving-size pieces.
  2. Place onion in a 5-qt. slow cooker; top with ribs. Pour barbecue sauce over all. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour; reduce heat to low and cook 3-4 hours or until ribs are tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Slow Cooker Ribs in Country Pork 1996, p107


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dherman12@hotmail.com
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2016

"The directions are backwards here. Slow cook them first with water and seasoning. Then broiling part comes last after you have brushed on the BBQ sauce, I'm sure that's why one reviewer said her sauce was like gravy."

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Susie77
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2016

"I skipped the broiling part and cooked on low for 8 hours. Just added a bit of water at first, no onions (husband dislikes them), then sauce the last two hours. Not too bad!"

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mrconway53
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2013

"YUMMMY!!!!!"

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cooks42
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2012

"These ribs are fabulous! Great flavor, easy to make and so tender! Next time I will try the country ribs as another reviewer mentioned. Great recipe!"

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tcarver
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2011

"It just needed more flavor for me. Sauce was more like a gravy."

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gcovalt
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2011

"This was really good. Didn't have spareribs but used country style ribs instead and they were delicious!"

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bellariddle
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2011

"This is okay for when you have a craving for ribs but don't have the time to cook them on the grill. It was not fall off the bone and according to my husband they were too "onioney". I enjoyed the leftovers for work though. Next time I think I need a sweeter sauce to combat the onions."

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Hotmomma77
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2010

"This recipe is perfect if you don't have a full day to wait for ribs to cook. Very simple too. The meat doesn't fall of the bones, but it's pretty close!"

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