Crockpot Ribs And Cabbage Recipe

In about an hour, this complete crockpot meal will be ready to serve and enjoyed by all. The ribs are slow cooked to perfection while the cabbage add an extra flavor boost with the red chilies.

Crockpot Ribs And Cabbage Recipe

How To Make Crockpot Ribs And Cabbage

Spare ribs cooked tender in a crockpot and cabbage. It's simply seasoned with a bit of red chilles for an extra spice.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 6 hrs 10 mins
Total: 6 hrs 20 mins


  • 2 lb spareribs, cut into individual ribs and excess fat removed
  • 6 cups cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 4 oz bacon rashers, chopped
  • 3 cups granny smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 oz yellow onions, minced
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • vegetable oil, as necessary

To Serve:

  • 1 tbsp apple sauce, per serving

For Garnish:

  • ¼ tsp spring onions, per serving


  1. Saute bacon in a dry wide skillet over medium heat. Set aside the bacon.

  2. Add more oil as necessary into your skillet with the bacon drippings. Heat up to medium heat.

  3. Season your ribs with salt and pepper on all sides. Sear the ribs on one side until brown. Set the ribs aside.

  4. Add the vinegar, apple juice, and brown sugar into the same skillet. Heat until just boiling and then set aside.

  5. Into a mixing bowl, combine cabbage, crispy bacon, apples, and onions. Toss to mix evenly.

  6. Place the ribs first and cover them with the cabbage mixture.

  7. Pour the sauce into your crockpot. Cover, and cook the ribs over low heat for 5 to 6 hours.

  8. When the ribs are tender to fully cooked, remove the lid. Season to taste with salt to pepper. Adjust accordingly.

  9. Serve with apple sauce and garnish with spring onions. Serve.


  • Sugar: 15g
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  • Calcium: 58mg
  • Calories: 453kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Cholesterol: 97mg
  • Fat: 32g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Potassium: 532mg
  • Protein: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 227mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 111IU
  • Vitamin C: 30mg
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