Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork A recipe

slow cooker pulled pork


  • 1  

    onion, finely chopped

  • 3/4 c. 


  • 3 tbsp. 

    tomato paste

  • 1/4 c. 

    apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tsp. 


  • 1 tsp. 

    garlic powder

  • 1 tsp. 

    mustard powder

  • 1 tsp. 


  • 1 

    (3- to 4-lb.) pork shoulder, trimmed of excess fat

  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Coleslaw, for serving Buns, for serving


    1. Combine onion, ketchup, tomato paste, apple cider vinegar and spices in the bowl of a slow cooker. Season pork shoulder all over with salt and pepper then add to slow cooker, covering it with ketchup mixture. Cover and cook until very tender (the meat should fall apart easily with a fork!), on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours or on LOW for 8 to 10 hours. 
    2. Remove pork from slow cooker and transfer to bowl. Shred with two forks and toss with juices from the slow cooker. Serve on buns with coleslaw.


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