Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5-1/2 hours


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
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
Slow and Easy BBQ Ribs Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds boneless country-style pork ribs
  • 1 can (6 ounces) unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 cup plum jam


  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.

Nutrition Facts

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