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Slow Cooker Ribs

These slow cooker ribs are great for family gatherings, potlucks and so much more! Recipes include short ribs, BBQ ribs, pork ribs, beef ribs, braised beef ribs and more.

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The slightly sweet caramel-colored sauce adds a burst of flavor when drizzled over these tender ribs sent in from Lil Neuls of Caballo, New Mexico. Using boneless ribs adds to the 5 ingredient ease of this recipe.
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Baby Back Ribs

Baby Back Ribs

Baby Back Ribs

Slow-cook the ribs during the day and they will be ready to finish on the grill when you get home. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Sesame Pork Ribs

Sesame Pork Ribs

Sesame Pork Ribs

No one ever believes how little effort it takes to make these tender, juicy ribs. The flavor of the lightly sweet and tangy sauce penetrates through the meat as the ribs simmer in the slow cooker. -Sandy Alexander, Fayetteville, North Carolina

Sweet and Spicy Jerk Ribs

Sweet and Spicy Jerk Ribs

Sweet and Spicy Jerk Ribs

This no-fuss recipe takes just minutes to prepare. With its sweet, fruity sauce, these ribs will become an anytime favorite for the whole family. —Geri Lesch, New Pork Richey, Florida
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Country Ribs Dinner

Country Ribs Dinner

Country Ribs Dinner

Ribs slow-cooked with carrots, celery, onions and red potatoes are pure comfort food for us. To add a little zip, we sometimes sprinkle in cayenne. —Rose Ingall, Manistee, Michigan

Seasoned Short Ribs

Seasoned Short Ribs

Seasoned Short Ribs

Line your broiler pan with foil for easy cleanup.

German-Style Short Ribs

German-Style Short Ribs

German-Style Short Ribs

Our whole family is excited when I plug in the slow cooker to make these fall-off-the-bone tender ribs. We like them served over rice or egg noodles. Husband Mark and I have eight children, ages 16 years to 3 months, whom I homeschool.

Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs

Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs

Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs

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

Crazy Delicious Baby Back Ribs

Crazy Delicious Baby Back Ribs

Crazy Delicious Baby Back Ribs

My husband craves baby back ribs, so we cook them multiple ways. This low and slow method with a tangy sauce is the best we’ve found. —Jan Whitworth, Roebuck, South Carolina

Busy-Day Barbecued Ribs

Busy-Day Barbecued Ribs

Busy-Day Barbecued Ribs

I don't have a lot of time on weekends to spend in the kitchen. That's when this recipe comes in handy. I put all the ingredients in the slow cooker, and before I know it, dinner is ready!

Pork Spareribs

Pork Spareribs

Pork Spareribs

Who knew that five ingredients could be so delicious? These ribs are so tender they literally fall off the bone.—Shari Sieg of Silver Springs, Florida

5-Ingredient Chinese Pork Ribs

5-Ingredient Chinese Pork Ribs

5-Ingredient Chinese Pork Ribs

Add an Asian flair to an all-American dish like ribs. It has a wonderful flavor with the saltiness of the soy and sweetness of the orange marmalade.—June Ross, Belmont, North Carolina

Contest-Winning Braised Short Ribs

Contest-Winning Braised Short Ribs

Contest-Winning Braised Short Ribs

I've been relying on this recipe ever since I bought my first slow cooker some 19 years ago. The fall-off-the-bone-tender entree is much appreciated on busy days. —Peggy Edwards, Heber City, Utah

Green Chili Ribs

Green Chili Ribs

Green Chili Ribs

I like my food with a spicy kick; my wife does not. These ribs with green chilies suit her taste. For more firepower, add cayenne or jalapenos. —Guy Newton, Nederland, Colorado

Peachy Baby Back Ribs

Peachy Baby Back Ribs

Peachy Baby Back Ribs

It's easy to get a smoky outdoor barbecue flavor from your slow cooker. Trust me, I've fooled many people on more than one occasion with these ribs. —Mary Louise Lever, Rome, Georgia
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