|Slow Cooker Maple Glazed Short Ribs|
These maple-glazed short ribs have such a wonderful flavor, thanks to the rub.
|Yummy beef ribs with a hint of maple|
I found this Taste of Inspirations rub in my local Hannaford supermarket. Since I had a grand-opening coupon for $2 off any Hannaford-branded product, and Taste of Inspirations is one of their brands, I figured I'd give this a try because the flavors sounded interesting.
Bottle recommended it for pork...and it's great on that but I've used it for chicken and now this beef. Excellent flavor. I liked it so much I sent a bottle down to Sylvia. She used it on fish and said it tasted absolutely delicious!
I've been wanting to use my crock pot more so I wanted to try doing something with this rub and a maple-y glaze. This is a recipe I adapted from a very similar crock pot beef rib one I'd been using for years. That recipe uses a rub, but more of a Creole spiced one, and you roast them same way as this, only you remove the ribs after they're done, drain the slow cooker of any grease and wipe it dry. Then you place the ribs back in, add a cup of your favorite BBQ sauce, set to HI and cook for another 30 minutes. Try that one too!
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Slow Cooker Maple Glazed Short Ribs
- 8 meaty beef short ribs
- 3 tbs Taste of Inspirations Maple & Sage Rub*
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- Alternate rub if you cannot get Taste of Inspirations:
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp ground sage
- 1 tsp ground thyme
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp maple extract
- pinch of nutmeg
If making alternate rub, mix all ingredients in a small bowl.
Rub each beef rib well with the rub. Place (preferably) in a single layer in a 5-7 quart slow cooker.
Set cooker to HI and cook for about 4-5 hrs. Glaze ribs with maple syrup and pop under a preheated broiler (optional) for about 3 minutes to crisp.
|Juicy and delicious|
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