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Cajun-Style Country Ribs

Cajun-Style Country Ribs

Cajun-Style Country Ribs

Cook Time 6 to 8 hours

Prep Time 15 minutes


Makes 6 to 8 servings


2 cups baby carrots
1 large onion, coarsely chopped
1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons Cajun or Creole seasoning, divided
3-1/2 to 4 pounds pork country-style ribs
1 can (about 14 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon cornstarch
Hot cooked rice


  1. Combine carrots, onion, bell peppers, garlic and 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning in 5-quart slow cooker; mix well.
  2. Trim excess fat from ribs. Cut into individual ribs. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning over ribs; place in slow cooker over vegetables. Pour tomatoes with juice over ribs. Cover; cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours or until ribs are fork tender.
  3. Remove ribs and vegetables from cooking liquid to serving platter. Let liquid stand 5 minutes to allow fat to rise. Skim off fat. Blend water, cornstarch and remaining 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning until smooth. Stir into slow cooker. Cook, uncovered, on HIGH 15 to 30 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Return ribs and vegetables to sauce; carefully stir to coat. Serve with rice.

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