4-Ingredient Crock-Pot Pork Barbecue

Pulled pork sandwich
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  • Total: 12 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 12 hrs
  • Servings: 8 to 12 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
369 Calories
20g Fat
12g Carbs
35g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8 to 12
Amount per serving
Calories 369
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 421mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Protein 35g
Calcium 48mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This pork barbecue is an easy and delicious pulled pork for the slow cooker. The pork shoulder is cooked to juicy, tender perfection. The pork is then shredded, mixed with barbecue sauce, and served hot on toasted buns.

It's a great dish for tailgating events or family gatherings. 


  • 3 to 4 pounds pork shoulder roast (pork butt)
  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 cups water (or enough to cover pork)
  • 1 bottle prepared barbecue sauce

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Place pork roast in the crockery insert of a slow cooker.

  3. Add the sliced onion and Worcestershire sauce.

  4. Cover the pork with water.

  5. Cook on low all day (at least 12 hours).

  6. Remove roast, discarding cooking water. Save onions.

  7. Fork-shred pork, discarding any fat and bones.

  8. Return shredded meat and onions to the slow cooker.

  9. Dump a bottle of your favorite barbecue sauce over it, and cook an hour or so on low until heated thoroughly.

  10. Serve on heated buns.

  11. Enjoy!