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Moist & Meaty Root Beer Country Ribs for the Slow Cooker
5 Ingredient Root Beer Country Ribs for the Slow Cooker
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 hrs
Total Time
5 hrs 5 mins

These 5 Ingredient Root Beer Country Ribs for the Slow Cooker are perfect for those busy days when you want dinner ready (and without fuss) after a long, hard day.

Course: Easy Slow Cooker, Main Course
Cuisine: American Comfort Food, Low Carb
Keyword: root beer country ribs, slow cooker country ribs
Servings: 6
Calories: 459 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée - Kudos Kitchen
  • 4-5 pounds bone-in country ribs boneless may also be used
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoon dehydrated minced onion
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup BBQ sauce
  • 8 ounces root beer
  1. Season the ribs with salt and pepper.
  2. Place the ribs into the slow cooker and top with the dehydrated onions.
  3. Whisk the remaining ingredients together in a medium bowl and pour into the cooker.
  4. Cover and set the cooker on high for 5 hours.

  5. Remove the ribs from the cooker using a slotted spoon, and serve hot.
Recipe Notes

If using an Instant Pot follow the same instructions but cook under pressure for 35-40 minutes before carefully releasing pressure.

Store leftovers, covered in the fridge for up to 5 days.

The pork may be shredded for sandwiches if desired.

Tools and equipment;

7- quart slow cooker (or Instant Pot), large slotted spoon, measuring cups, measuring spoons

Nutrition Facts
5 Ingredient Root Beer Country Ribs for the Slow Cooker
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 459 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 145mg48%
Sodium 555mg24%
Potassium 783mg22%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 170IU3%
Vitamin C 2.8mg3%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.