Slow-Cooker BBQ Ribs

Ellen Whiteman

Slow-Cooker BBQ Ribs is a flavorful and Southern-style dish made with paprika, salt, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, ground black pepper, pork ribs, onion, and BBQ sauce. It is a keto and low carb recipe that is perfect for those following a specific diet. The ribs are cooked slowly in a slow cooker, allowing the flavors to meld together and the meat to become tender and juicy. This dish is popular in many countries and is loved for its rich and smoky BBQ flavor. Each serving of Slow-Cooker BBQ Ribs is estimated to have a certain amount of calories and carbon footprint, which can vary based on the specific ingredients used. The nutrition facts of this dish include the amounts of fats, protein, and carbs present in each serving.

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💪🏻 Low Carb

10 mins

300 mins

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Total: 8Serves: 4
2 tablespoons paprika
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
5/2 pounds pork ribs

spareribs or baby back

1 onion

peeled and halved

1 cup BBQ sauce


Step 1 : 

In a small bowl, combine the paprika, salt, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and black pepper.

Step 2 : 

Cut the rack of ribs into 4 or 5 smaller pieces and sprinkle the spice mixture onto all sides of the raw meat. Use your hands if necessary to get a good even coating.

Step 3 : 

Place the onion in the slow cooker. Add the ribs and cover. There's no need to add any water or other liquid.

Step 4 : 

Cook on high for 4 to 5 hours, or until the meat is tender and almost falling off the bone. Top the cooked ribs with the BBQ sauce and serve warm.

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