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Slow Cooker Barbequed Beef Ribs Recipe
  • READY IN 8+ hrs

Slow Cooker Barbequed Beef Ribs

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"Beef ribs with a homemade BBQ sauce in a slow cooker (or on top of stove, if you have the time). Very, very good made on High for 4 hours...better on Low for 8. Serve over hot cooked rice."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    8 hrs
  • READY IN

    8 hrs 10 mins

Directions

  1. Mix water, ketchup, tomato paste, brown sugar, vinegar, mustard, and salt in a slow cooker, stirring to dissolve brown sugar and salt.
  2. Place short ribs into the sauce and stir to coat. Set cooker on Low, cover, and cook for 8 hours.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 08, 2012

It sounds like it would be too sweet, but in the end it is just perfect. Great for the upcoming fall and winter seasons, fantastic aromas you can use up to 3 lbs of short ribs, with this recipe.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 04, 2013

There was way too much sauce and I even used 3 lbs of ribs instead of 2. Good flavor, just too much. Also, I don't know if it was just the ribs I got or if all beef ribs are this way, but there was no meat on them! After they cooked, there was about an inch of fat in a wide six qt. slow cooker and maybe a bite of meat on each rib, if that. Very disappointing.

 
Jan 07, 2013

I would definitely sear the ribs first next time and would also leave the water out of the sauce. The flavor was really good, but we prefer a thicker sauce.

 
Sep 16, 2012

Good and easy...

 
Oct 23, 2012

This recipe came out terrific. I seasoned the ribs with salt and pepper then seared them on all sides before adding them to the Slow Cooker. The searing made for a nice, caramelized crust on the outside of the ribs. Cooked these for 7 hours on Low. There was some grease so I simply absorbed it off the top using tongs and a paper towel. Super!

 
Mar 19, 2013

I bought pork ribs and went to prepare them for the slow cooker in the morning when I realized that I did not have BBQ sauce! I never made BBQ sauce from scratch before so I checked Allrecipes.com like I always do. I chose this one because I had all the ingredients on hand. It was VERY good! I doubled the recipe...and I added a teaspoon of cayenne pepper to give it a little spice with the sweetness. I would do as another poster said and omit the water. It was too liquid for me, I like a thicker sauce. Oh, I also added some honey. Its not too sweet at all. I would actually add more brown sugar next time, and honey, along with the cayenne pepper. This is a great base BBQ sauce to tweak however you like! I also broiled the ribs first like I always do. And I added a large onion to the crock pot. Cooked it on low for 7 hours and it was delish! =)

 
Mar 09, 2013

Easy and really good. Made as directed, except I did brown my ribs before putting in crock pot.

 
Mar 26, 2013

This was super easy and super good! The only change I would make for next time would be to NOT add the water, because it really thins out the sauce. I took the advice of other reviewers and seared the meat for a few minutes before adding them to the slow cooker. Also, I would trim the fat beforehand, because it was messy to try and do it afterwards. Yummy, thanks for the recipe!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 1034 kcal
  • 52%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 50.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 166 mg
  • 55%
  • Fat
  • 76.1 g
  • 117%
  • Fiber
  • 2.2 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 39 g
  • 78%
  • Sodium
  • 2965 mg
  • 119%

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

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