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Chipolte Baby Back Ribs


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  • 3 pounds pork loin back ribs or meaty pork spareribs
  • 3/4 cup no salt added tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup bottle barbecue sauce
  • 2 canned chipotle chilies in adobo, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Heat broiler. Cut into 2-rib portions. Place ribs on unheated rack in a broiler pan. Broil 6 inches from heat for about 10 minutes or until brown, turning once. Transfer ribs to a 4-5 quarter slow cooker.

Step 2

In a medium bowl, combine tomato sauce, barbecue sauce, and chipolte chilies. Pour over ribs in cooker.

Step 3

Cover and cook on high for 3 to 3 1/2 hours or low for 6 to 7 hours.

Step 4

transfer ribs to a serving platter, reserving cooking liquid. Cover ribs to keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid.

Step 5

In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and 2 Tbsp cold water. Stir into liquid in slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for about 15 minutes or until thickened. Top ribs with sauce. If desired, serve ribs over shredded coleslaw mix.


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