Slow Cooker Barbequed Beef Ribs

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."


8 h 10 m servings 1034 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1034 kcal
  • 52%
  • Fat:
  • 76.1 g
  • 117%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.2g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 39 g
  • 78%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 166 mg
  • 55%
  • Sodium:
  • 2965 mg
  • 119%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 69 Ratings


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 recip...

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.

Good and easy...

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.c...

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...

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 se...

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

My family loved this. I did make some changes based on previous reviews: Seared the beef short ribs in olive oil. Beer instead of water, Added: honey, cayenne pepper, dried onion. Towa...

Simple, easy, and tasty. Definitely a winner! I didn't have an oven to work with where I was cooking so a number of the other slow cooker recipes that required pre-braising and the like didn't ...