Slow-Cooker Saucy Barbecued Ribs

Slow-Cooker Saucy Barbecued Ribs

Mouth-watering pork ribs slow cooked with flavorful barbecue sauce – a scrumptious dinner!

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3 1/2
lb pork loin back ribs or pork spareribs
teaspoon salt
teaspoon pepper
cup water
1 1/3
cups barbecue sauce
  1. Spray inside of 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Cut ribs into 2- or 3-rib portions. Place ribs in cooker. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour water into cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours. Remove ribs from cooker; place in shallow baking pan. Drain and discard liquid from cooker.
  3. Brush both sides of ribs with barbecue sauce. Return ribs to cooker. Pour any remaining sauce over ribs. Cover and cook on Low heat setting about 1 hour or until ribs are glazed and sauce is desired consistency.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success Hint
When using a slow cooker, don’t peek during cooking. Lifting the lid lets out the steam that’s vital to the cooking process.
Special Touch
Just before serving, sprinkle the ribs with thinly sliced green onions for a splash of bright color.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 580
    • (Calories from Fat 350),
  • Total Fat 39g
    • (Saturated Fat 14g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 155mg;
  • Sodium 870mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 14g),
  • Protein 37g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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;
    • 4 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.