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Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs

Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs

Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 4 hours, 15 minutes
Ready in 4 hours, 25 minutes
Makes 6 servings


  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 3 1/4 lbs baby back ribs
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp honey


1. Set the diced onions into the bottom of a 6โ€“7 quart slow cooker. Cut the rack of ribs in half and place on top of the onions. Mix together the garlic, barbecue sauce, ketchup, honey, and 1 cup water in a bowl until well combined. Pour over top of ribs. Set slow cooker to low and cook for 4 hours or until fork tender.
2. Set grill to high heat. Use tongs to transfer ribs from slow cooker to a plate and pour the sauce from the slow cooker into a bowl. Skim the fat off the sauce. Grill ribs for 10โ€“15 min., brushing with the barbecue sauce and flipping often, until slightly charred. Serve with any remaining sauce on the side.


Per serving: 674 calories, 45g fat, 22g saturated fat, 125mg cholesterol, 810mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 27g sugar, 32g protein