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Super Simple Slow Cooker Short Ribs

These delicious, fall off the bone short ribs are so simple to make. You will find yourself making them often!

You only need 3 simple ingredients

Short ribs (4-8)
1 bottle of BBQ sauce (any brand you like)
1 medium onion (cut into quarters)

Place short ribs into slow cooker (They can be placed in frozen)
Place 1/4 piece of onion in each corner
Poor entire bottle of BBQ sauce into slow cooker
Add 1/2 cup of water

Place lid on slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours OR low for 8 hours.

If desired, you can add mini potatoes directly to the pot. the last hour of cooking time.

The ribs come out tender and delicious and fall right off the bone.

These ribs are great for parties and tailgates.   


  1. Those look delicious, I might have to try this in my Instantpot!

  2. I wrote the recipe down to definetley use. Sounds really good.

  3. I love using the slow cooker. It makes dinner so easy. Thanks for the great idea! I pinned it :)


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