Summer is one of our favorite seasons because we get to fire up that grill, smoker, or whatever you use outside and cook some delicious meats! This recipe isn’t cooked outside (although you could make it on the smoker if you really wanted to, we know how you smokers love any excuse to use your tool and we think there is nothing better), we use a slow cooker or a crock pot for your Slow Cooker Barbeque Beef Ribs.
This recipe is perfect for a weeknight meal. It’s a slow cooker barbeque beef ribs recipe that you can whip up in no time.
It’s one of those recipes that make you look like a culinary genius, even if it was super easy to make. This is one of those meals that will have your family and friends coming back for seconds and thirds.
The best part about this dish is how versatile it can be. You can serve this dish with any side dishes you want!
How can I serve this Slow Cooker Barbeque Beef Ribs?
Pull-apart beef ribs are super juicy and tender. This cut has amazing flavor and pulls apart like butter when cooked at a very low temperature over a few hours. For summer, we have some delicious ideas on how you can whip up your beef ribs and serve them in a variety of ways depending on if you are having a get-together or just a Wednesday night dinner.
Grab your favorite hamburger buns (we are King’s Hawaiian Rolls or Potato Rolls), top your bun with a heaping scoop of your Slow Cooker Barbeque Beef Ribs, add extra sauce, jalapenos, pickles, or nothing and serve with a ton of napkins. You can also serve with a side of white rice, fresh sweet summer corn, hush puppies, or mashed potatoes with gravy. Looking for a healthier option? Add a mound to your favorite salad mix for a healthier balanced meal.
2 lbs. Beef short ribs
1 C. Water
1 C. Ketchup
6 oz. Can of tomato paste
¾ C. Brown sugar
½ C. White distilled vinegar
2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp. Salt
Place the short ribs into the slow cooker with the bones facing down.
In a bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients.
Pour the mixture over the ribs.
Cook on low for 8 hours.
Remove the rubs and shred the meat. Discard the bones and return the shredded meat to the slow cooker. Toss in the sauce and serve.
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Slow Cooker Barbeque Beef Ribs
- 2 lbs. Beef short ribs
- 1 C. Water
- 1 C. Ketchup
- 6 oz. Can of tomato paste
- ¾ C. Brown sugar
- ½ C. White distilled vinegar
- 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
- 1 Tbsp. Salt
- Place the short ribs into the slow cooker with the bones facing down.
- In a bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients.
- Pour the mixture over the ribs.
- Cook on low for 8 hours.
- Remove the rubs and shred the meat. Discard the bones and return the shredded meat to the slow cooker. Toss in the sauce and serve.