Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs Recipe
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4.07 from 16 votes

Slow Cooker Ribs Recipe

These delicious slow cooker ribs are simple to prepare and a great meal to come home to on a busy day.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: BBQ
Servings: 4 +
Calories: 252kcal
Author: Katie Wells



  • Cut the ribs into 3-4 rib sections so they will fit in the Crock-Pot.
  • Dice the onion and place it at the bottom of the Crock-Pot.
  • Sprinkle the ribs with chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper and put them in the Crock-Pot on top of the onions.
  • Ina small bow, mix together the tomato sauce, tomato paste, vinegar, Worcestershire, liquid smoke, and sweetener if using and then pour evenly over the ribs.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until tender.
  • Toss in sauce before serving.


Feel free to adjust the spiciness and sweetness levels up or down to create your ideal ribs!


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 35.4g | Protein: 16.8g | Fat: 6.6g | Saturated Fat: 2.5g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 1252mg | Fiber: 4.3g | Sugar: 28.5g