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Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs


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  • 3 pounds baby back ribs, trimmed
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle barbeque sauce


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1


Season ribs with salt and pepper.
Pour water into slow cooker. Layer the ribs into the slow cooker. Top the ribs with onion and garlic.
Cook on High for 4 hours (or Low for 8 hours).
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Transfer ribs to a baking sheet. Discard onion and garlic. Coat ribs with barbeque sauce.
Bake in preheated oven until the sauce caramelizes and sticks to the meat, 10 to 15 minutes.


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