Spicy Honey Spare Ribs in Crock Pot (paleo/gluten free)
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A great, low-effort paleo recipe for spare ribs in the crock pot/slow cooker.
Recipe type: Main
  • 2-3 lb spare ribs (cut to single and double ribs)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Honey BBQ Sauce:
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup minced onion
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • 15 oz tomato paste
  • 2 cups homemade chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  1. In a medium sauce pan cook the olive oil and onions on low for 5-10 minutes, until the onions are soft, then add the remaining spices.
  2. Cook the spices, stirring constantly, for about a minute.
  3. Add the vinegar, honey, broth, and tomato paste. Cook on low, stirring until you have a smooth and combined consistency.
  4. Rub the salt and pepper on the ribs. Toss them into the bottom of the slow cooker.
  5. Cover with the tomato BBQ sauce. Cook on low for 6-8 hours, until the meat is falling off of the bone.
Recipe by Primal Feeding at http://primalfeeding.com/spicy-honey-spare-ribs-in-crock-pot-paleogluten-free/