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Slow Cooker Short Ribs

These slow cooker short ribs are fall-off-the-bone tender and packed with rich, savory flavor. The tender beef is slow cooked in a tangy spcied BBQ sauce mixture, until it is melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
93% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 2 lb bone-in short ribs (900 g)
  • 1 lb baby potato (455 g)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 onion, cut in half
  • 4 cloves garlic, large
  • 1 lb baby carrots (455 g)
  • 1 lb green beans (455 g)

Spice Mix

  • 1 cup BBQ sauce (285 g)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 726
  • Fat 24g
  • Carbs 78g
  • Fiber 11g
  • Sugar 37g
  • Protein 49g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a bowl, mix BBQ sauce, brown sugar, cayenne pepper, cumin, oregano, and ½ teaspoon of salt until well combined.
  2. Place bone-in short ribs in the bottom of a 6-quart (6 liters) slow cooker.
  3. Add the spice mix over the meat.
  4. Throw in the baby potatoes and add a pinch of salt, then add onion, garlic, and baby carrots.
  5. Cover and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours, or high for 3-4 hours.
  6. Add green beans during the last 30 minutes of cooking time.
  7. Enjoy!
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Slow Cooker Short Ribs