Slow-Cooker BBQ Short Ribs

Slow-Cooker BBQ Short Ribs

Short ribs turn meltingly tender in the slow cooker. Serve them with mashed potatoes and sautéed Swiss chard to complete the meal.



10 hour, 15 mins

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Main Ingredients

  • 5 pounds short ribs,
  • 1 large onion, chopped,
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped,
  • 1 cup ketchup,
  • 1 cup unsalted beef broth,
  • 2 tablespoons sugar,
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar,
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce,
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard,
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper,

Cooking Instructions

Step 1

Coat a slow cooker with cooking spray. Place ribs in bottom of slow cooker.

Step 2

Scatter onion and garlic over ribs. Combine ketchup, broth, sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and pepper. Pour over ribs. Cover and cook on Low for 10 hours.

Step 3

Remove ribs from the slow cooker. Skim fat from the sauce. Serve ribs with the sauce.

All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.