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Slow Cooker Ribs Recipe

Slow Cooker Ribs Recipe

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 YIELD:4 servings


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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (12 ounces) equals 743 calories, 50 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 191 mg cholesterol, 1,483 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 49 g protein.