BBQ Beef Short Ribs

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 8 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 352
Fat 17 g
Satfat 7 g
Protein 28 g
Carbohydrate 17 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 84 mg
Sodium 849 mg


1/2 onion, chopped
1 (13.5 oz.) jar barbecue sauce
4 1/2 pounds beef short ribs
Salt and pepper
1 teaspoon vegetable oil


Place onion and barbecue sauce in a slow cooker. Season ribs with salt and pepper.

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add ribs in batches and brown on all sides, 2 to 3 minutes total. Transfer ribs to slow cooker and stand on end. Pour 1/4 cup water into skillet and cook over low heat, scraping bottom of pan with a wooden spoon to incorporate browned bits. Pour this liquid into slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours.

Transfer ribs to a platter; skim fat from sauce. Pour sauce over ribs. Serve ribs with coleslaw and corn on the cob or other seasonal vegetable.


July 2006