Tender & Tangy BBQ Ribs- a Lean and Green Recipe
Tender, tangy BBQ ribs are one of the BEST meals you can come home to after a long day’s work, or school or being outside. Made in your slow cooker, the hearty meat combined with a slight tang of apple cider vinegar and mesquite is comfort food to the finest!
When you can indulge in a recipe that is also low carb, on program and that EVERYONE will love, it’s a win-win meal you’ll make again and again.
2 lbs. boneless pork ribs, all visible fat trimmed off & discarded
- 1/4 C apple cider vinegar
- 1/4 C water
1-2 Tablespoons (1-2 Capfuls) Stacey Hawkins Honey BBQ Seasoning (or SH Cinnamon Chipotle if you want something with a little more “kick”)
- Sugar Free BBQ Sauce – Mesquite Style (or your favorite)
Pour vinegar and water into the bottom of the slow cooker.
Arrange the ribs in the slow cooker, preferably in a single layer.
Sprinkle the seasoning generously over the ribs.
Place cover on the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours, until fork tender.
Lightly brush with BBQ Sauce* and serve with your favorite side dish!
Recipe Notes & Optavia Counts
Serving Size is approx. 7.5 ounces of meat.
5 ounces of meat with 1 Tablespoon of Sugar Free BBQ Sauce (or 1/2 teaspoon of regular sauce) is one Lean portion and 1 Condiment.
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