Slow & Easy Baby Back Ribs

Slow & Easy Baby Back Ribs

Slow & Easy Baby Back Ribs


Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


If you enjoy ribs, you’ll love these fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs. Not only are they delicious, but the recipe is easy to prepare in the slow cooker.

                Barbara Birk                                                                      St. George, Utah


Slow & Easy Baby Back Ribs Recipe

Slow & Easy Baby Back Ribs

4 lb. pork baby back ribs, cut into 2-rib portions

1 medium onion, chopped

½ cup ketchup

¼ cup packed brown sugar

¼ cup cider vinegar

¼ cup tomato paste or tomato sauce

2 Tbsp. paprika

2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 Tbsp. prepared mustard

1 tsp. salt

¼ tsp. pepper

2 Tbsp. cornstarch

2 Tbsp. cold water


Place ribs in a 5 quart slow cooker.  In a small bowl, combine the onion, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, tomato paste, paprika, Worcestershire, mustard, salt and pepper; pour over ribs.  Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender.

Remove ribs to a serving platter; keep warm.  Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer juices to a small saucepan.  Bring to a boil.

Combine cornstarch and water until smooth.  Gradually stir into the pan.  Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.  Serve with ribs.         4 servings


(Recipe for Slow & Easy Baby Back Ribs was on, 2014)


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