Slow Cooker Barbequed Beef Ribs – GRANDMA'S RECIPE

Slow Cooker Barbequed Beef Ribs

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  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 (6 ounces) can of tomato paste
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 pounds beef back ribs


  • Step 1Mix water, ketchup, tomato paste, brown sugar, vinegar, mustard, and salt in a slow cooker, stirring to dissolve brown sugar and salt.
  • Step 2Place short ribs into the sauce and stir to coat. Set cooker on Low, cover, and cook for 8 hours.


The magazine version of this recipe uses 4 pounds of beef short (or back) ribs, 1/4 cup of water, and 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 1035 calories; protein 39g; carbohydrates 50.2g; fat 76.1g; cholesterol 165.6mg; sodium 2965.4mg