Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

pulled pork
  • Yield: 10 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 480 mins

Have pickle relish, bottled red pepper sauce, and some toasted buns on hand for this picnic favorite.


1medium onion, thinly sliced (1 1/2 cups)
1clove garlic, minced
2 (6-ounce) cans reduced-sodium tomato paste
1/4cup Worcestershire sauce
1/2cup molasses
1/4cup cider vinegar
4tablespoons coarse mustard
4tablespoons chili powder
4tablespoons smoked paprika
2tablespoons ground cumin
2teaspoons salt
1teaspoon ground cloves
1teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 (4-pound) boneless pork butt
10 hamburger buns


  1. Mix all ingredients, except pork and buns, in a 5- or 6-quart slow-cooker; add pork and turn to coat. Cover and cook on low until tender, about 8 hours.
  2. Remove meat; discard fat. Shred meat with 2 forks on a cutting board; stir back into sauce.

Recipe by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 12.42
  • Calories 570
  • Fat 26g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 10g
  • Cholesterol 110mg
  • Sodium 1010mg
  • Potassium 1440mg
  • Carbohydrate 46g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Sugars 18g
  • Protein 39g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 60%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 45%