Slow Cooker Santa Fe Country Ribs

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Slow Cooker Santa Fe Country Ribs
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 9 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6
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Skip the typical barbecue sauce and season ribs with salsa and chili sauce. Olé!
Sep 23, 2010


  • 2 lb (1 kg) boneless country-style pork ribs
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) Old El Paso* Thick N' Chunky Salsa
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) chili sauce
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) tomato paste


  • 1
    Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pork ribs in slow cooker; sprinkle with salt. In small bowl, mix salsa, chili sauce, cumin and ground red pepper; spoon over ribs.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 3
    Remove ribs from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Into 2-cup measuring cup or bowl, pour 1 cup cooking juices from slow cooker. Stir in tomato paste; spoon over ribs.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Tip: Leftover tomato paste can be easily frozen by dropping onto waxed paper in 2-tablespoon quantities and freezing until firm. Transfer to a freezer plastic bag. Add one portion to vegetable, rice or pasta mixtures for a rich tomato flavor.

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