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Crock pot Spicy-Sweet Ribs and Beans

JaniceJanice Terry


  • 3 (16-ounce) cans pinto beans, drained
  • 4 pounds country-style pork ribs, trimmed, or 2 to 3 pounds boneless ribs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (10.5-ounce) jar red jalapeño jelly
  • 1 (18-ounce) bottle hickory-flavored barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon green hot sauce


  • 1

    Place beans in a 5-quart electric slow cooker; set aside.

  • 2

    Cut ribs apart; sprinkle with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Place ribs on a broiling pan.

  • 3

    Broil 5 1/2 inches from heat 18 to 20 minutes or until browned, turning once. Add ribs to slow cooker, and sprinkle with onion.

  • 4

    Combine jelly, barbecue sauce, and hot sauce in a saucepan; cook over low heat until jelly melts. Pour over ribs; stir gently.

  • 5

    Cover and cook at HIGH 5 to 6 hours or at LOW 9 to 10 hours. Remove ribs. Drain bean mixture, reserving sauce. Skim fat from sauce. Arrange ribs over bean mixture; serve with sauce.



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