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New favorite way to make ribs. So easy and delicious in the slow cooker crock pot. Great recipe

3 Ingredient Crock Pot Ribs Recipe

Course Main Course
Have the best ribs any day of the week with this easy 3 ingredient crock pot ribs recipe. So yummy and so easy with the slow cooker.


  • 3 1/2 lbs Ribs
  • 1/2 C Water
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 2/3 C BBQ Sauce plus more for serving if desired


  • Cut the ribs into 2 or 3 rib portions.
  • Place ribs into crock pot, sprinkle with salt and pepper and top with the water.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Drain any excess liquid.
  • Cover with your favorite BBQ sauce and cook for an additional hour. I gently stir or spread the sauce onto the ribs to fully to get the sauce evenly distributed.
  • Serve with extra sauce if desired


Save Time and Make in the Instant Pot
To save time you can make this in the instant pot. Put 1.5 cup water in the bottom of your liner. Add the ribs you may need to cut them into portions season with the salt and pepper and cook on high for 45 minutes. Allow for at least a 15 minute NPR. Easy peasy! 
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