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Top 12 Pulled Pork Recipes

A Variety of Popular, Top Rated Pulled Pork Recipes

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Here are a dozen of the best recipes for pulled pork, along with recipes using leftover pulled pork. Most are simple to prepare and cook in the slow cooker, but there's also an oven version. The shredded pork is piled on buns and served with barbecue sauce, coleslaw, and your favorite side dishes.

1. Pulled Pork Barbecue

Pulled Pork Barbecue
Photo of Pulled Pork Barbecue © Diana Rattray
This pulled pork is made with a pork shoulder roast, onion, and purchased barbecue sauce. The slow cooker makes it extra-easy to prepare and cook while you do other things. Great for a winter weekend or event!

2. Oven Pulled Pork Barbecue

Oven Pulled Pork Barbecue
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Here's a great idea for tailgating or a game day party, or make it for a weekend meal.

This spiced pork roast is slow roasted in the oven until falling-apart tender, then it's shredded and blended with a homemade barbecue sauce or your favorite purchased barbecue sauce. Serve this wonderful barbecued pork on soft buns with slaw and beans on the side. Be sure to serve extra barbecue sauce for the sandwiches.

3. Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Photo of Pulled Pork Sandwiches © Diana Rattray
This pulled pork recipe is an oven barbecued pork roast, shredded then heated with barbecue sauce, onions, and seasonings. A great dish for a party or big meal, or freeze the pulled pork in batches. Keep it warm in the slow cooker for a party.

4. Pulled Pork With Peppers

Pulled Pork With Peppers
Photo of Pulled Pork With Peppers © Diana Rattray
This flavorful pulled pork is made with a little grill seasoning, bell peppers, onions, and barbecue sauce. The slow cooker makes preparation a snap!

5. Oven Braised Pork Shoulder With Apple Juice

Oven Braised Pork Shoulder With Apple Juice
Photo of Oven Braised Pork Shoulder © Diana Rattray
Apple juice or cider and onions flavor this delicious braised pork shoulder or Boston butt. Serve this in sandwiches or alongside your favorite mac 'n cheese or scalloped potatoes.

6. Appetizer Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Appetizer Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Photo of Appetizer Pulled Pork Sandwiches © Diana Rattray
These little hors d'oeuvres will be a hit at any party. Serve the mini sandwiches with extra barbecue sauce and cole slaw on the side. The pork can be roasted and shredded the day before; just heat the shredded pork in the slow cooker just before your party.

7. Pulled Pork, North Carolina Style

Pulled Pork, North Carolina Style
Photo of NC Pulled Pork © Diana Rattray
This pulled pork makes a great weekend meal with beans, potato salad or fries, and slaw.

Warm the reserved sauce and pass at the table for people to spoon over their pork. I serve barbecue sauce as well for anyone who would prefer the alternative.

Serve with slaw, pickles, buns, and baked beans or your favorite sides.

8. Pulled Pork BBQ Cups

Pulled Pork BBQ Cups
Photo of Pulled Pork BBQ Cups © Diana Rattray
I freeze extra pulled pork to use later, and this is the perfect easy recipe for leftover pork barbecue. Serve these treats for lunch or dinner with coleslaw and fries or chips.

9. Pulled Pork Pizza

Pulled Pork Pizza
Photo of Pulled Pork Pizza © Diana Rattray
Use your favorite pizza crust recipe to make a deep dish or thin crust pizza with a tasty topping of leftover pulled pork and barbecue sauce. Feel free to use purchased or leftover pulled pork for this pizza topping.

10. Pulled Pork Barbecue

Pulled Pork Barbecue
Photo of Pulled Pork Barbecue © Diana Rattray
This shredded pork is cooked in the slow cooker then vinegar and barbecue sauce are added. Serve this shredded pork on soft rolls with slaw and extra barbecue sauce on the side. We love it with baked beans, too.

11. Crockpot Pork Barbecue With Homemade Sauce

Pulled Pork Sandwich
Photo of Crockpot Pulled Pork Barbecue © Diana Rattray
The flavorful sauce for this pork is made with vinegar, ketchup, crushed red pepper, and barbecue sauce.

12. Easy Barbecue Pork Sandwiches

Pulled Pork Sandwich With Slaw
Photo of Pulled Pork © Diana Rattray
Another slow cooker version, this pulled pork is wonderful on buns with coleslaw and beans. A little honey adds flavor to this pork, along with the barbecue sauce and seasonings.

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