Slow Cooker Ribs
The rubber has hit the road with going back to work full time, 3 kids at home, and trying to cook healthy for our family. Slow cooker recipes are a must!! Adjust spices and sweetener to fit your own taste!
  • •4 pounds of beef or pork ribs, cut every 3-4 ribs to fit in crock pot
  • •1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • •1 tsp garlic powder (or to taste)
  • •Salt and pepper
  • •1 medium onion, finely diced
  • •1 15-ounce can of tomato sauce
  • •1 6 ounce can of tomato paste
  • •2 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar
  • •2 tablespoons of Worcestershire Sauce (preferably grain free)
  • •1/2 tsp liquid smoke (or more, to taste)
  • •1/4 cup honey or molasses (optional)- can also use a dash of stevia
  1. Dice the onion and place at the bottom of a crock pot (at least 6 quarts!).
  2. Sprinkle the garlic and chili powders, salt and pepper on the ribs an put them in the crock pot also.
  3. Mix the tomato sauce, tomato paste, vinegar, worcestershire, liquid smoke and sweetener if using and then pour evenly over the ribs.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until tender.
  5. Toss in sauce before serving.