BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

pulled pork slow cooker

Pulled pork crockpot recipes are great because they are usually simple to make. The pulled pork goes beautifully with the BBQ sauce in this crockpot recipe and the cloves and onion give a delicious flavor.

If you are using a very thin BBQ sauce in this pulled pork crockpot recipe you can use less water but if it is a thick sauce, use all the water stated in the ingredients and check it often to make sure it is not drying out.

This pulled pork recipe is nice served with homemade coleslaw either on the side or in the bun with the pork, but you can serve it with a green salad instead if you like.

Everyone will love the juiciness of the meat and this is such a versatile dish because pulled pork crockpot recipes can be served with any side dishes you want. If you love pork you will really love making pulled pork crockpot recipes because they are so simple and the results are great every time.

You can serve this pulled pork recipe however you like and for any occasion. Kids usually love it so it might be nice as a weeknight dinner or even if you have friends coming over at the weekend.

You can make a big pot of this and let people help themselves to buns, salad and pulled pork. If you are eating outside, paper plates and plastic cutlery make cleanup easy and the pulled pork crockpot recipe is already easy!


  • 4 lbs (1800g) pork roast
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 2 cups (500ml) water
  • 16 oz (475ml) BBQ sauce
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 10 big crusty buns
  • Coleslaw, dill pickle spears and raw onion slices to serve


  1. Put one sliced onion in the crockpot.
  2. Stud the pork roast with cloves and season it with salt and pepper.
  3. Put the pork in the crockpot on top of the onion and cover it with the second sliced onion.
  4. Add enough water to come two thirds of the way up the crockpot.
  5. Cover and cook on a low heat for about 10 hours.
  6. Remove the pork. Remove and discard the bones, fat and cloves, as well as any onions, grease and water left in the crockpot.
  7. Pull the pork apart until it is all shredded and then put it back in the crockpot with the BBQ sauce and chopped onion.
  8. Cover and cook for between 1 and 3 hours, until the onion is soft.
  9. Serve on big crusty buns with crisp coleslaw, dill pickle spears and thinly sliced raw onion.


  • This juicy, mouthwatering pulled pork is so good. The onions go nicely with the flavor of the meat and the cloves add a special flavor.
  • BBQ sauce gives the pork a smoky flavor and this succulent treat is sure to be enjoyed by anyone you serve it to.
  • Pulled pork crockpot recipes are not difficult at all and even a beginner can make them. As you can see from the picture, the pulled pork is served in a bun, which has been toasted on the grill. Toasting the bun stops the juices from the pork from soaking through the bread and dripping out.
  • Some colorful homemade coleslaw completes the meal.

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