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*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 195mg65%
Sodium 630mg27%
Potassium 1496mg43%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 64g128%
Vitamin A 230IU5%
Vitamin C 4.9mg6%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 7.6mg42%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.