Monday, September 19, 2011

Pulled Pork

This is simple yet indulgent recipe for pulled pork. Gather the ingredients, dump it in a slow cooker and come home from work to find dinner waiting for you.

Pulled Pork


3 lbs. Pork Shoulder

1 lb. Pork Tenderloin

12 oz. Dark Beer

1/2 cup Ketchup

1/4 cup Cider Vinegar

1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar

3/8 cup Whole Grain Mustard

2 T Chili Powder

1 tsp. Garlic

1 tsp. Cumin

2 tsp. Paprika

2 tsp. Black Pepper

2 Onions (diced)

Combine all ingredients except for pork and beer. Set aside 1/4 of mixture. Add remaining 3/4 to a slow cooker and add pork shoulder, pork tenderloin, and beer. Cook for 8 hours on low heat. After 8 hours, drain all liquid and fat. Remove bones and fat from pork shoulder as well. Add remaining 1/4 of reserved liquid and 1/8 cup of water and cook for an extra 1-2 hours. Serve by itself or on a whole grain or whole wheat bun.

Serves 10.

Nutritional Information (just meat ... bun not included):
Calories: 262, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Sodium: 480mg, Carbs: 10g, Protein: 29g

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