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Best Ever Slow Cooker Ribs

Yields4 ServingsCook Time4 hrs

In this tasty rib recipe, you can substitute yellow prepared mustard with hot mustard for added heat.

 3 lbs baby back ribs
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 1 tsp chili powder
 1 tsp dry mustard powder
 1 tsp crushed thyme
 ½ tsp granulated garlic
 ½ tsp onion powder
 ½ tsp black pepper
 ¼ cup water
 ¼ cup spiced rum or rye
 ½ cup ketchup
 ¼ cup prepared yellow mustard
 2 Tbsp packed brown sugar
Instructions:
1

In small bowl, combine paprika, chili powder, dry mustard, thyme, garlic, onion powder and pepper.Mix well.

2

Remove and reserve 2 tsp seasoning. Sprinkle remainder over both sides of ribs.

3

Pour water and rum into slow cooker. Lay or stand ribs on their side in slow cooker. Cook on high for 3 1/2 hours or on low for 7 hours.

4

While ribs are cooking, prepare sauce by combining ketchup, mustard, brown sugar and reserved seasoning in saucepan. Bring to a simmer over low to medium-low heat. Cook 5 minutes stirring occasionally.

5

Preheat oven to 375°F.

6

Line baking sheet with foil wrap. Transfer cooked ribs to baking sheet. Brush bottoms of ribs with sauce, flip over and coat tops well with sauce.

7

Bake 15 minutes until sauce caramelizes on ribs. Cut between each rib and stack on plate to serve.

8

Ribs can also be finished on barbecue. Place ribs on oiled barbecue grate over medium-low to low heat. Brush tops with sauce. Close grill for 5 minutes. Brush with sauce again and cook for another 5 minutes.

9

Sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 437 g

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 1395
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 89g137%

Saturated Fat 32g160%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 345mg115%
Sodium 2074mg87%
Total Carbohydrate 51g17%

Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 34g
Protein 86g172%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.