Pioneer Woman Classic Pulled Pork – Adapted for the Crock Pot

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Have you heard of the Pioneer Woman?  Okay.  Of course you have.  She’s basically the bees knees and has her own blog, several cookbooks, show on Food Network, a store, cafe and a line of home goods in Walmart.  I’d say she’s doing okay for herself.

Do you love the Pioneer Woman's Classic Pulled Pork? This is a version adapted for the CrockPot! It is so good! Cooked from a Boston Butt!

I have several of her cookbooks and I have loved everything I’ve cooked from them.  I also love that her cookbooks have a picture for almost every step.  A few weeks ago I set my sights on her Classic Pulled Pork recipe after finding a Boston Butt on sale in the grocery store.

In her version, you cook the boston butt in the oven for like 10 hours.  Y’all.  I’ve birthed a baby in less time than that. I didn’t have 10 hours so I decided to adapt it for the CrockPot.  Here’s a link to the original recipe.



Pioneer Woman Classic Pulled Pork Recipe (adapted for the CrockPot)

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Mix the spices together and rub onto Boston Butt and place inside Crock Pot  (this is the one I have).  Don’t forget the liner to make the clean-up faster.

Add the onion…

Add the BBQ sauce and ketchup…(I just used what I had so feel free to use your favorite!)

Add two cups of water and cook on high for 4 hours.  Take out of the CrockPot and shred using two forks. It will be sitting in a lot of juice so I like to remove to a serving bowl and then shread.  It should be really tender and falling apart.  Then add your favorite hamburger buns!  I used Potato Buns because they are delicious.

I generally judge how good a recipe is by how much my husband eats of it.  He ate 4.5 of these.  Need I say more?

Do you love the Pioneer Woman's Classic Pulled Pork? This is a version adapted for the CrockPot! It is so good! Cooked from a Boston Butt!

Don’t forget to pin it for later!  Happy CrockPotting Y’all!

Want another amazing recipe?  Check out these Sloppy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches!

 

11 comments on “Pioneer Woman Classic Pulled Pork – Adapted for the Crock Pot

  1. Wouldn’t this do fine without the added water? I know cooking meats in a crockpot brings about a lot of liquid.

    1. I’m not sure. It is swimming in a lot of liquid at the end but you would be starting the crockpot with zero liquid except for the ketchup and BBQ sauce. If you try it that way, definitely let us know how it turns out! Thanks for your comment! 🙂

  2. Are you able to cook it on low and if so, how long would you cook it on low for? Is there a difference in the dryness of the meat if you cook it on high vs low or does it pretty much turn out the same?

    1. Hi Theresa,

      Honestly, I have only tried it with a Boston Butt, but it would probably do fine. Pork Loin sirloins have less fat than a Boston Butt so you may need to check periodically to ensure there is enough water in there. Let us know how it turns out! 🙂

      Thanks for stopping by my blog!
      Amanda

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