Easy Pulled Pork Slow Cooker Recipe

Hands down, this recipe has to be one of the easiest pulled pork slow cooker recipe ever. Just put the pork shoulder roast into the slow cooker, add sliced onion, and our tasty sauce, close the lid, and …

In five hours you can serve delicious juicy and tender pulled pork, which the whole family will enjoy.

easy pulled pork slow cooker recipe

I love to serve this amazing pulled pork slow cooker dish with fresh ciabatta buns, a homemade coleslaw (recipe still to come), and roasted potatoes on the side.

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If you happen to have any leftovers, you could take a pulled pork sandwich for lunch to work the next day.

This pulled pork dish is also great for a dinner party or to take to a potluck dinner at a friend’s house.

Our Easy Pulled Pork Slow Cooker Recipe

By the way, you can easily adapt the recipe if you need to cook for a larger crowd; simply double the ingredients. You could also add more spices to it.

If you don’t like it too spicy, you can omit the chili flakes for instance.

pulled pork with coleslaw

Easy Pulled Pork Slow Cooker Recipe

The best and tastiest pulled pork you will ever eat. Tender, juicy, and full of flavor. It can't get easier than cooking it in your slow cooker. Just set and 5 hours later, dinner is ready!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • 1 slow cooker
  • 1 medium-sized bowl to mix the sauce together


  • 3 pound pork shoulder
  • 2 brown onions
  • 2 cloves garlic

For The Sauce

  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce/ketchup
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp whole grain mustard
  • 1 tbsp worcester sauce
  • 1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp salt I use pink Himalayan salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to your liking


  • First off, place the pork into the slow cooker
  • Put the slow cooker on high
  • Roughly slice the onions and the garlic and place into the slow cooker with the pork

The Sauce

  • Put all the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl and mix thoroughly
  • Pour the sauce over the pork
  • Mix the onions and garlic with sauce as well
  • Put the lid on and let it cook for around 5 hours
  • Once the pork is cooked, remove the bones
  • Using two forks, shred the pork and serve immediatly
  • Enjoy!!!


Keyword budget friendly, easy recipe, feeds a crowd

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