Easy Crockpot Ribs

I can't believe I haven't posted these yet because they are a staple in my household and they are so easy! Clearly, now is horrible timing to post recipes involving a crockpot after some guy name Jack died from it on a show called This is Us. But I don't watch the show so.....I know I know I swear I may be the only one! It's not that I don't like it, I just never got into it.

I have also become super lazy when it comes to using the crockpot since they invented those crockpot liners 😬 I mean it is a total waste of money not to just wash the pot but I use the crockpot when I am in a rush or don't feel like cooking, so for me they are a lifesaver!! 

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I buy the pork loin back ribs from my local grocery store, HyVee and they come packaged like the above photo. I have tried the all beef ribs from Costco and other varieties, but I always come back to these.

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Most of the time I just use one rack for 2 or 3 of us, but if I am feeding 4 or more I usually buy 2 packages to make sure there is enough. They refrigerate and re-heat well. 

If I buy one pack, I cut the loin in half (above photo). If I am cooking 2 full racks, I kind of situate them around the crock pot, not cut in halves. Do whatever fits yours best.

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I literally just pull things out of my cabinet and toss them in, I love to cook that way! But here is what I toss in:

1-2 Tbsp minced garlic (can you tell I use a lot of garlic by the size of my jar πŸ™„)

1 tsp onion powder

1/3 cup BBQ sauce ( I love the Sweet Baby Rays-sweet & spicy) Less or more depending on what you like. I use a lot more when I am not eating low carb.

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 Tbsp smoked paprika ( I love to put this on steaks too)

Salt and pepper to taste

I normally just sprinkle, toss, and coat in my recipes so if you think you need a touch more on something, add it! 

Turn the crock pot on low all day. I cook mine 7-8 hours on low. Serve with cauliflower mash and green beans! 

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You don't need to rotate or mess with them while they cook! They create their own juice to cook in and this is what mine look like about 2 hours before they are ready to serve.

They will fall off the bone! 

Enjoy!