Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Beverley Williams


We love these sandwiches for cook outs. Thank you to Donna for sharing the recipe.

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12 to 16 sandwiches
15 Min
6 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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4 lb
bone in pork shoulder roast, trimmed
1 medium
yellow onion, diced
3/4 c
tomato based salsa, medium heat
1/3 c
cider vinegar
2 Tbsp
cider vinegar
1/8 c
packed light brown sugar
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
chili powder
2 tsp
salt, divided
3 Tbsp
tomato paste

How to Make Slow Cooker Pulled Pork


  • 1In a 4 qt. slow cooker, combine onion, salsa, 1/3 cup vinegar, brown sugar, cumin, chili powder and 1 tsp salt
  • 2Add the pork shoulder and turn to coat.
  • 3Cover and cook until the shoulder until it is done and tender 5-6 hours on high.
  • 4Transfer the pork to a cutting board. With 2 forks, shred the pork. Discard the bone and fat.
  • 5Put 1 cup of the juice from the cooker and onions into a bowl.
  • 6Whisk in the tomato paste and 1 tsp. salt.
  • 7Add the pulled pork and stir to combine.
  • 8Serve on toasted buns.

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About Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern

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