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Apple-Bourbon Country-Style Pork Ribs

Makes: 8 to 10 servings
Prep 15 mins Slow Cook 6 hrs to 7 hrs  (low) or 3 to 3-1/2 hours (high)
Apple-Bourbon Country-Style Pork Ribs
Ingredients
  • 4 1/2 - 5  pounds  country-style pork ribs
  •  Salt
  •  Ground black pepper
  • 1  cup  apple jelly
  • 3/4  cup  bourbon
  • 1/2  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1/2  cup  bottled barbecue sauce
  • 1/2  cup  cider vinegar
  • 1/2  teaspoon  dried thyme, crushed
  • 3  medium  tart cooking apples, peeled, cored, and quartered
Directions

1. Season ribs with salt and pepper; place in a 6-quart slow cooker. In a medium bowl whisk together jelly, bourbon, brown sugar, barbecue sauce, vinegar, and the 1/2 teaspoon thyme. Pour bourbon mixture over ribs in the cooker.

2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 hours or on high-heat setting for 1-1/2 hours.

3. Add apples to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours more or on high-heat setting for 1-1/2 to 2 hours more or until apples and ribs are tender.

4. To serve, transfer ribs to a serving platter. Strain cooking liquid and serve with ribs.

Nutrition Facts (Apple-Bourbon Country-Style Pork Ribs)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 588,
  • Fat, total (g) 20,
  • chol. (mg) 123,
  • sat. fat (g) 7,
  • carb. (g) 58,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 8,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 46,
  • pro. (g) 32,
  • vit. A (IU) 97,
  • vit. C (mg) 4,
  • Thiamin (mg) 1,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 5,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 4,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 2,
  • sodium (mg) 443,
  • Potassium (mg) 687,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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