Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

TOTAL TIME: 7 hours 5 minutes  PREP TIME: 5 minutes COOK TIME: 7 hours

Ingredients

2.5 lb boneless pork loin roast (center cut, trimmed of all fat)

  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp Hickory liquid smoke
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Place pork in the slow cooker and season with salt, vinegar, garlic powder and liquid smoke.
  2. Cover and set to high 6 hours.
  3. Remove pork and transfer onto a large dish; reserve all the liquid into a cup and set aside.
  4. Shred the pork with two forks and put it back into the slow cooker along with about 3/4 cup of the reserved liquid and the BBQ sauce (for every 3 oz cooked pork, I used 2 tbsp BBQ sauce).
  5. Cook on high one more hour.

Nutritional Information: Cal: 206 Total Fat: 5.5g Protein: 26.5g Carbohydrates: 12g Sugar: 10g

HOMEMADE KANSAS CITY STYLE BBQ SAUCE

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup + 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup molasses (unsulfured)
  • 2 tsp all natural hickory liquid smoke (Colgin)
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp chili powder

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large saucepan combine all the ingredients and simmer over low heat for 25 minutes stirring occasionally.
  2. Let it cool and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  3. For using on grilled meat, brush onto chicken, pork or beef the last 10 minutes of cooking.

NUTRITION INFORMATION Yield: 17 servings, Serving Size: 2 tbsp, Total Fat: 0g,Carbohydrates: 17g Sugar: 10g