Slow Cooker Beef Ribs

These Slow Cooker Beef Ribs are absolutely mouthwatering! Beef short ribs in a homemade BBQ sauce and cooked in the Crockpot - the meat will be falling off the bone!

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword crockpot beef ribs, slow cooker beef ribs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 705 kcal
Author Kelly Miller


  • 4 lb beef short ribs
  • 1 large onion quartered
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp instant coffee granuals
  • 1 tsp cornstarch


  1. Place ribs, onions and garlic in slow cooker sprayed with cooking spray. Mix remaining ingredients until blended; pour over ingredients in slow cooker. Cover with lid.

  2. Cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours (or on HIGH 5 hours).

  3. Remove ribs and onions from slow cooker; cover to keep warm. Skim and discard excess fat from sauce.

  4. Return ribs and onions to sauce in slow cooker; stir until evenly coated.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Beef Ribs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 705 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33g 51%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 195mg 65%
Sodium 630mg 26%
Potassium 1496mg 43%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Sugars 24g
Protein 64g 128%
Vitamin A 4.6%
Vitamin C 5.9%
Calcium 5.7%
Iron 42.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.