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Slow-Cooker Santa Fe Country Ribs

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Slow-Cooker Santa Fe Country Ribs
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 9 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6
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Skip the typical barbecue sauce and season ribs with salsa and chili sauce. Olé!
Updated May 4, 2010

Ingredients

  • 2 lb boneless country-style pork ribs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 3/4 cup chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste (from 6-oz can)

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pork ribs in slow cooker; sprinkle with salt. In small bowl, mix salsa, chili sauce, cumin and ground red pepper; spoon over ribs.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 3
    Remove ribs from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Into 2-cup measuring cup or bowl, pour 1 cup cooking juices from slow cooker. Stir in tomato paste; spoon over ribs.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Leftover tomato paste can be easily frozen by dropping onto waxed paper in 2-tablespoon quantities and freezing until firm. Transfer to a freezer plastic bag. Add one portion to vegetable, rice or pasta mixtures for a rich tomato flavor.

Nutrition

330 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 33g Protein, 10g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
95mg
31%
Sodium
890mg
37%
Potassium
650mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
5g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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