Perfect Pulled Pork

Bring the flavor of pulled pork to your slow cooker. Add your favorite bottled barbecue sauce and nothing could be simpler. Serve with baked beans, coleslaw, and potato chips.
Total Time: 3 hours
Course: Main Course
Keyword: pulled pork
Cut: Loin Roast
Cooking Method: Slow Cooking
Meal Type: Pork’s 1-2 Punch: Cook Once, Eat Twice
Servings: 16


  • 5 pounds boneless blade pork roast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • sandwich buns Soft


  • Combine all the seasonings in a small bowl and rub evenly over roast. Place meat in a 6-quart slow cooker. Add water. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or HIGH for 4-5 hours or until pork is very tender.
  • Remove pork to a large cutting board or platter and let rest for 10-15 minutes. Pull, slice or chop to serve. Serve in buns with barbecue sauce.


Save on time, money and waste by taking the leftovers from this night's recipe and turning them into either BBQ Pulled Pork Pizza or Pulled Pork Tostadas with Slaw and Chipotle Cream.
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