Slow-Cooker-to-Grill Ribs

Looking for warm hearty dinner? Then check out this slow cooked and grilled pork ribs recipe.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 8 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

RIBS

4
lb. country-style pork ribs
1
medium onion, sliced
Boiling water

SAUCE

1/2
cup prepared barbecue sauce
1/4
cup grape jelly
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon Liquid Smoke

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 SLOW COOKER-TO-GRILL DIRECTIONS: Arrange ribs and onion in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Add enough boiling water to just cover ribs.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 7 to 8 hours. Drain.*
  • 3 Heat grill. In small saucepan, combine all sauce ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat just until jelly is melted.
  • 4 When ready to grill, carefully oil grill rack. Place ribs on gas grill over low heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Brush ribs generously with sauce. Cook 20 minutes or until browned, turning occasionally and brushing with sauce. Discard any remaining sauce.
  • 1 SLOW COOKER-TO-GRILL DIRECTIONS: Arrange ribs and onion in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Add enough boiling water to just cover ribs.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 7 to 8 hours. Drain.*
  • 3 Heat grill. In small saucepan, combine all sauce ingredients. Cook and stir over medium heat just until jelly is melted.
  • 4 When ready to grill, carefully oil grill rack. Place ribs on gas grill over low heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Brush ribs generously with sauce. Cook 20 minutes or until browned, turning occasionally and brushing with sauce. Discard any remaining sauce.

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* To make ahead, prepare as directed to this point. Place ribs in baking dish. Prepare sauce as directed; pour over ribs, coating each rib. Cool 30 minutes. Cover; refrigerate up to 24 hours. Grill as directed above.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
870
(
Calories from Fat
560),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
62g
62%
(Saturated Fat
22g,
22%
),
Cholesterol
220mg
220%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
57g
57%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 8 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.