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Ribs in a Crockpot

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Ribs in a Crockpot

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ribs in a Crockpot
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 9 hours
Total Time: 9 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 1190kcal


  • 1 rack (approx length 16 inches, width 4 inches) pork, ribs
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon mustard, ground
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce

Serve With

  • 2 cup broccoli, florets
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 slice whole wheat baguette
  • 4 medium orange


  • Place ribs in a crockpot, trimming if they do not fit.
  • Mix pepper, allspice, mustard, and salt together in a small bowl; sprinkle over meat, then pour water over top.
  • Cover crockpot and cook for 7-8 hours on low until meat is tender.
  • Drain water, add ribs back to crockpot, and cover with barbecue sauce. Replace lid and cook one more hour.
  • Chop broccoli into bite-size pieces and place in a microwave safe dish. Add water, cover with a lid, and microwave on high for 3-5 minutes until tender.
  • Slice bread; cut oranges into wedges.
  • Serve ribs with broccoli, bread, and orange wedges on the side.
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Calories: 1190kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 58g | Fat: 77g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 260mg | Sodium: 1513mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 12g

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