This Slow Cooker Sweet BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe is super easy to make, full of flavor, tender, and very delicious. Serve as sandwiches or as a main meal with veggies on the side. Our favorite veggies are coleslaw, summer squash, and broccolini.
We love this recipe because how easy it is to make and requires minimal effort. Aka, the beauty of slow cookers! We also love how tender and soft the pork is which makes it easy to chew and digest.
Rufus Teague’s products are only made with natural ingredients, which is a winner in our book! Also, the flavor is the best. We have tried and tested several store-bought BBQ sauces, and Rufus Teague’s BBQ has the best flavor and texture!
Step 1: The night before, toss to combine all spice-rub seasoning, rub the seasoning all over the pork tenderloin, and then cover it with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator overnight.
Step 2: Add water, liquid smoke (optional) to a slow cooker or crockpot. Add seasoned pork tenderloin in the center and place the lid on top. Cook untouched on high for 6 hours or low for 8 hours.
Step 3: Carefully remove the cooked pork tenderloin to a cutting board. Using two forks, start to shred the pork. Discard any fat residue that is in the slow cooker before transferring the shredded pork back in.
Step 4: Add about 1/2 cup of Rufus Teague BBQ Sauce to the slow cooker and mix with a wooden spatula/spoon. Place the lid back on top and cook for another 30 minutes on low heat. Set your timer in case there is no 30-minute timer on your slow cooker.
Step 5: Stir again one more time before serving!
We like to serve this sweet pulled pork on its own with a side of veggies, like roasted/grilled squash and broccolini. We also serve our pulled pork with pasta salad or coleslaw. Or, better yet, serve as a sandwich with some coleslaw or a slice of Provolone cheese.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Prep: Seasoning the pork takes about 5 minutes.
Refrigerate seasoned pork – 8 hours or overnight.
Cooking – 6 hours on high and 30 minutes on low, or 8 hours and 30 minutes on low.
Total: 14.5 hours to 16.5 hours (depends on heat times).
Store leftover pulled pork in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. We recommend reheating the pulled pork on the stovetop with more BBQ sauce in the pan. The pork soaks up the sauce when stored and will need more sauce for that saucy BBQ flavor.
This Slow Cooker Sweet BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe is super easy to make, full of flavor, tender, and very delicious! We hope you all love it as much as we do! Enjoy! ♡
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