Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs

Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs
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Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs
Pillsbury

Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs

Broiling gives the ribs great smoky flavor and gives them a barbecued appearance. It's not necessary to broil this slow cooker recipe, but it is highly recommended to boost the flavor and texture.

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4
Servings
680
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 1/2 lb pork loin back ribs
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cola carbonated beverage
  • 1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce

Directions

Spray inside of 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix brown sugar, salt and pepper; rub mixture onto ribs, coating both sides.

Cut ribs into 8 sections, about 3 ribs each.

Layer ribs and onion in slow cooker. Pour cola over ribs. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours or until tender. Remove ribs from slow cooker. Discard liquid and onion slices.

Set oven control to broil. Spray broiler pan with cooking spray. Pour barbecue sauce into shallow bowl. Dip ribs into sauce, coating both sides. Place ribs on broiler pan, rib side down. Broil with tops of ribs 3 inches from heat 3 to 4 minutes, just until sauce sets up on ribs. Turn ribs, and broil 3 to 5 minutes longer, just until sauce begins to caramelize. Serve with remaining barbecue sauce.

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
24%
Sugar
28g
31%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
273mg
91%
Carbohydrate, by difference
39g
30%
Protein
88g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
77µg
11%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin B-6
3mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
167mg
17%
Choline, total
237mg
56%
Fluoride, F
14µg
0%
Folate, total
9µg
2%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
117mg
37%
Niacin
29mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
932mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
143µg
100%
Sodium, Na
1227mg
82%
Thiamin
2mg
100%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
2µg
13%
Water
361g
13%
Zinc, Zn
8mg
100%

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Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.