Grilled Slow-Cooker Ribs

Grilled Slow-Cooker Ribs

Discover two secrets to great-tasting and easy-to-make ribs--the slow cooker and the grill.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

9:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

3 1/2
pounds pork loin back ribs
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons liquid smoke
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
medium onion, sliced
1/2
cup cola
1 1/2
cups barbecue sauce
  1. Spray inside of 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Remove inner skin from ribs. Mix brown sugar, salt, pepper, liquid smoke and garlic; rub mixture into ribs. Cut ribs into 4-inch pieces. Layer ribs and onion in slow cooker. Pour cola over ribs.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 9 hours or until tender. Remove ribs from slow cooker. Drain and discard liquid.
  4. Heat coals or gas grill. Place ribs on grill. Brush with barbecue sauce. Cover and grill 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 15 minutes.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve With
Serve the ribs with coleslaw and crusty bread.
Substitution
Cola adds a wonderful sweetness to the ribs, but you can use water for the cola.
Success
Spray the inside of the slow cooker with cooking spray to make cleanup a snap.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 590
    • (Calories from Fat 360),
  • Total Fat 40g
    • (Saturated Fat 14g,),
  • Cholesterol 155mg;
  • Sodium 1030mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 38g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 5 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.