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Slow-Cooker Smoky Apple Butter Ribs

Slow-Cooker Smoky Apple Butter Ribs
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 8 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4
Juicy slow-cooked pork served with apple butter sauce - perfect for dinner.
Updated March 17, 2015

Ingredients

  • 3 lb boneless pork country-style ribs
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup apple butter
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

Steps

  • 1
    Sprinkle ribs with salt and pepper. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place ribs. Cover with onion slices. In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients; pour over ribs and onion.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3
    Remove ribs from cooker; place on serving platter. Cover to keep warm.
  • 4
    Pour juices from cooker through strainer into 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium. Cook about 5 minutes or until sauce has slightly thickened. Serve sauce with ribs.

  • Liquid smoke is made by burning hickory chips and condensing the smoke into liquid form. Look for it in the condiment section of the grocery store.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
750
Calories from Fat
350
Total Fat
39g
61%
Saturated Fat
14g
69%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
210mg
70%
Sodium
570mg
24%
Potassium
1040mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
24g
Protein
70g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 10 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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