Slow-Cooker Root Beer Ribs These slow-cooker ribs are the perfect comfort food for fall! Bring to a tailgate or invite your family and friends over for delicious BBQ. ¼ cup Best Choice Dark Brown Sugar, packed 2 tbsp Best Choice Chili Powder 1 tbsp Best Choice Salt 2 tsp Best Choice Onion Powder 1 tsp allspice 2 racks St. Louis-style pork spare ribs, 2 1/3 to 3 pounds each), cut into 3 or 4 rib sections 1 ½ cups (12oz can) Best Choice Root Beer (not diet), divided 2 tbsp Best Choice Cornstarch, dissolving in 2 tbsp cold water

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Slow-Cooker Root Beer Ribs

Posted Oct 8th, 2015

These slow-cooker ribs are the perfect comfort food for fall! Bring to a tailgate or invite your family and friends over for delicious BBQ.

Slow-Cooker Root Beer Ribs

Ingredients:
¼ cup Best Choice Dark Brown Sugar, packed
2 tbsp Best Choice Chili Powder
1 tbsp Best Choice Salt
2 tsp Best Choice Onion Powder
1 tsp allspice
2 racks St. Louis-style pork spare ribs, 2 1/3 to 3 pounds each), cut into 3 or 4 rib sections
1 ½ cups (12oz can) Best Choice Root Beer (not diet), divided
2 tbsp Best Choice Cornstarch, dissolving in 2 tbsp cold water

Directions:
Combine sugar, chili powder, salt, onion powder and allspice in medium bowl.

Set aside half spice mixture (about 1/3 cup); sprinkle rest over both sides of ribs.

Pour ½ cup root beer into slow cooker and add ribs.

Cover and cook on low 5-6 hours or on high for 3 ½-4 hours, until ribs are very tender.

With 10 minutes left on ribs, combine remaining root beer and reserved spice mixture in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to boil, stirring to dissolve sugar.

Add cornstarch mixture and stir until sauce thickens, just a few seconds. Remove from heat; set aside.

Remove ribs to platter and cover. Strain cooking liquid and pour off fat. Add ½ cup remaining liquid to sauce; stir until smooth.

Brush ribs with sauce, serve with remaining sauce on side. Enjoy!

10 October Root Beer Ribs
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