Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs Recipe

  • 3 pounds baby back ribs, trimmed
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle barbeque sauce
  1. Season ribs with salt and pepper.
  2. Pour water into slow cooker. Layer the ribs into the slow cooker. Top the ribs with onion and garlic.
  3. Cook on High for 4 hours (or Low for 8 hours).
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  5. Transfer ribs to a baking sheet. Discard onion and garlic. Coat ribs with barbeque sauce.
  6. Bake in preheated oven until the sauce caramelizes and sticks to the meat, 10 to 15 minutes.