Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs

Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs

Cook them all day on low and open the slow cooker for fall-off-the-bone goodness!
Course Main Course, Slow Cooker
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 102kcal
Author Heather Cheney


  • 1 whole rack St. Louis Style Pork Spare Ribs
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup Ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Steak Sauce A-1
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1 tablespoon dehydrated onion


  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees
  • Cut ribs into 2-3 bone portions and lay on a lined baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper and bake for 10 minutes. Turn oven to broil and continue cooking the ribs for 5 minutes on each side until they are lightly browned.
  • Transfer ribs to the slow cooker.
  • Combine ketchup, brown sugar, steak sauce, vinegar, salt, smoke flavor, and onion and stir until smooth. Pour over ribs.
  • Cover slow cooker and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or until the ribs are very tender and almost fall off the bone.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Sodium: 1051mg | Potassium: 218mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.6mg