Slow Cooked Pulled Pork Barbecue

  • PrepTime: 15 Mins
  • CookTime: 11 Hrs
  • TotalTime: 11 Hrs 15 Mins


  1. 1 Boston butt roast (or pork shoulder)
  2. 1 large onion (quartered and sliced)
  3. Salt and black pepper to taste
  4. 1 large pinch garlic powder
  5. 1 cup barbecue sauce (your favorite)
  6. 1/2 cup vinegar
  7. Optional: two teaspoons liquid smoke


  1. Place pork roast in the slow cooker insert; add chopped onion, salt and pepper and a generous sprinkling of garlic powder.
  2. Cover and cook on low for about 9 to 11 hours, or until very tender and shreddable.
  3. Drain all juices off and shred or chop pork; add vinegar and barbecue sauce (and liquid smoke, if using).
  4. Continue cooking on high for about 1 hour. Serve with buns and tangy coleslaw for topping.
  5. The recipe makes about 8 to 10 generous servings.


  1. Serve pulled pork with soft toasted buns or bulkie rolls along with coleslaw (for topping or on the side), dill pickle slices, baked beans, and your favorite side salads. Potato salad is great with a pulled pork meal. French fries or sweet potato fries would be excellent as well.
  2. For a tailgating event or special gathering, serve the shredded pulled pork hot from the slow cooker for sliders or large sandwiches.