Cherry Coke slow-cooked beef ribs

Claire Gallam

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Love those ribs you get in restaurants but can't seem to replicate them at home? Forget grilling and throw them into your slow cooker. This recipe will not only lead to the most fall-off-the-bone ribs in the world, it'll appease your kids since it's made with Cherry Coke!

Cherry coke slow cooked beef ribs

Your husband will rave to his friends about these fork tender ribs and your kids will gobble them up since they are slightly sweet. We're not trying to toot our own horns here in the Chef Mom kitchen, but these are the best ribs we've ever had.

Cherry coke slow-cooked beef ribs

Serves about 4

Cherry coke slow cooked beef ribs


  • 2 pounds beef ribs (with 4 ribs)
  • 2 tablespoons steak seasoning
  • 2 cups Cherry Coke
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce (try one of these)


  1. Rub the ribs with the steak seasoning, liberally coating each side. Place the ribs in the basin of a slow cooker. Pour the Coke over it and set to low.
  2. Cook ribs for about 6 to 8 hours on low, or until fork tender and the meat falls off the bone.
  3. Serve each rib with about 1/4 cup of barbecue sauce.

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Claire Gallam
Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, wine, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. In addition to writing for the Food section of SheKnows, she is a full-time recipe creator (and taste tester), a writer for and a contributing writer for the Home and Gardening section of SheKnows. You can also follow her daily musings and find delicious healthy recipes on her food blog, The Realistic Nutritionist.