Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Apples and Onions
This incredibly easy weeknight slow cooker recipe combines smoky, juicy pork with sweet apples and onions to create a melt-in-your-mouth delicious pulled pork that you will be making again and again.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 15 servings
- 3 lb boneless pork shoulder
- 2 Tbsp smoked paprika
- 2 Tbsp light brown sugar
- 2 Tbsp garlic powder
- 2 Tbsp cumin
- 1 Tbsp salt
- 1 Tbsp ground black pepper
- 2 medium apples sliced
- 1 yellow onion sliced
- 12 oz beer
In a small bowl, mix together spices: smoked paprika through pepper. Coat the pork shoulder with the dry rub and refrigerate for 12-24 hours.
Place apple and onion slices in the bottom of a slow cooker and top with the pork shoulder. Add beer and cook on Low for 8 hours or High for 4 hours.
When cooking time is complete, remove pork from the slow cooker and let rest. When pork is cool enough to handle, begin shredded the meat and disposing of any excess fat.
Place shredded, lean pork meat back in to the slow cooker and mix with the apples, onions and cooking juices.
Serve on a whole grain bun with apple slices.