Hunk of Meat Monday: Slow Cooker Spare Ribs

I have found another meat my little baconater will eat. Ribs. She ate them up.

And it couldn’t have happened at a better time…National Pork Month! Go pig.

Spare Ribs in the crock pot

When my husband pulled some ribs out of the freezer, I knew it would be a perfect opportunity to try some of the barbeque sauce I received from Best Boy and Co. I had a bottle of their Carolina and Original. Since I think the the Carolina pulled pork that is mustard base is some of the best pulled pork, I decided to try the original on the spare ribs.

Best Boy and Co Barbecue Sauce
I started with two slabs of ribs.

Slabs of spare ribs
From the freezer of course. Since I was crock potting them, I cut them in half and hit both sides with Lawry’s seasoning salt.

spare ribs cut in half and seasoned
Put them directly into the crock pot. Slice one onion and place on top of the ribs.

ribs and onions in the crock pot
Pour your favorite barbeque sauce over top. I loved the Best Boy and Co Original Sauce because it packed some heat.

Spare ribs covered in Best Boy and Co Original Sauce
However, I like things hot. But to cool it down a bit I decided to add my favorite barbeque maker. Root beer!

Mug Root Beef
Pour a cup of root beer over the ribs and hit with seasoning salt again. Then slow cook on low heat for 8 hours.

ribs cooking in root beer and barbeque sauce
When you remove the lid be prepared to smell a whole pot of deliciousness. Fall of the bone deliciousness.

Cooked spare ribs in the crock pot
Use tongs to remove the spare ribs because they will be falling off the bone!!

spare ribs falling off the bone
And they are kid approved, even by my dear daughter who tends to only like bacon and veggies.

girl eating ribs

Hunk of Meat Monday: Slow Cooker Spare Ribs

An easy way to get fall of the bone ribs in 8 hours. Using a barbeque sauce with a little heat gives it lots of flavor that is cooled down by the root beer.
  • 2 racks of spare ribs
  • seasoning salt
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 cup of spicy barbeque sauce
  • 1 cup of root beer
  1. Cut racks of ribs in half and season with seasoning salt. Place in crock pot.
  2. Cover ribs with onion slices and barbeque sauce.
  3. Pour root beer over top and around ribs and sprinkle with seasoning salt.
  4. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  5. Remove from crock pot with tongs picking up half racks at a time to keep ribs from coming apart.
  6. Serve with barbeque sauce.

What are you cooking this week? Be sure to share your latest favorites!

Best Boy and Co provided me with free bottles of sauce to try with no obligations. All opinions are mine.

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  1. says

    I wouldn’t of thought to use the crockpot for ribs but I think I could do that! happy pork month-I have a lot of pork chop and pork loin recipes to use this month! thanks for hosting

  2. says

    How cute that your little one will gobble them up! My kids are a little rib-picky, but my husband LOVES when I make them.

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