Slow Cooker Barbecued Ribs Recipe -
Slow Cooker Barbecued Ribs Recipe
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Slow Cooker Barbecued Ribs

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"Delicious barbecued ribs easily prepared in a slow cooker. No one will know you didn't slave over the stove all day unless you tell them."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    3 hrs

    3 hrs 15 mins


  1. Stir tomato sauce, brown sugar, red wine vinegar, chili powder, soy sauce, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and cayenne pepper together in bowl. Place sparerib pieces into a slow cooker and pour sauce over ribs. Cook on High for 3 to 4 hours or on Low for 6 to 8 hours.
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  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 20, 2013

Yummy! I have made this recipe a couple of times now. The trick is to bake ribs in the oven first to eliminate some fat. Falls off the bone goodness!

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 03, 2014

Felt like it was missing something

Jan 08, 2015

Yup! Tried this one! Mostly because of the cumin! I'm a cumin freak! I love the spice! These ribs turned out fantabulous! Highly recommended!!

Aug 08, 2013

This was tasty! Used brown sugar Splenda, added onion powder and a little oregano.

Jul 01, 2015

I changed this recipe by adding 1/4 cup worchestershire sauce, some splashes of ketchup and, splashes of Cattlemens BBQ sauce...delish!!!!

Dec 03, 2013

It was okay. Next time I will cut down to 1/2 the amount of paprika and chili powder. Dietzelomaha


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  • Calories
  • 431 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 120 mg
  • 40%
  • Fat
  • 30.4 g
  • 47%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 30 g
  • 60%
  • Sodium
  • 615 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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