Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork is as simple as it comes. This delicious, 5-ingredient crock pot recipe is perfect for supper or any special occasion!


Tonight’s dinner is something to cheer for – it’s been cooking away in my crock pot all day long. BBQ Pulled Pork!


Because I didn’t get enough of it last weekend, apparently. ;)


Now, do you have a friend who seems to always have a great little dish ready when you arrive at their house – seemingly put together in an effortless fashion, and is always one of the best thing you’ve ever had? This recipe comes from that friend of mine.

Whether it’s her white chocolate covered popcorn and peanut M&M’s or a perfect tray of veggies and dip – I know I’m always going to have a spectacular little treat waiting for me when I go over.


This pulled pork is what she had ready when Ben and I went over to her and her husband’s house to watch the Super Bowl. We were “bowled” over (pun intended) by how delicious it was!


And it’s SO easy to make! The recipe calls for a 4lb pork shoulder and these two bad boys – Coke Zero (you could use any cola) and BBQ sauce.


Last night I cut the pork shoulder into big hunks and this morning I put them in my crock pot, seasoned generously with garlic salt, poured on ~1/2 cup BBQ sauce, enough Coke Zero to almost cover the meat, and layered on one sliced onion. I set the timer for 8 hours on low and was on my way!


Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork

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Feeds 8-10

4lb pork shoulder, cut into large hunks
garlic salt
1 cup BBQ sauce, plus more for serving
Coca Cola (or any other cola)
1 onion, sliced


  1. Season pork generously with garlic salt then place into crock pot. Add BBQ sauce and enough Coke to almost cover meat. Add sliced onion on top then cook on low for 8 hours, or until pork easily shreds. Discard cooking liquid then shred pork and mix with more BBQ sauce. Serve on buns.

This afternoon, oh my goodness, I walked into the most delectable smelling house. All I had to do was remove the meat from the crock pot, shred it up and mix with some more BBQ sauce. I could have shredded that meat with…I don’t know, my knuckles…that’s how tender it was!


Each piece was subtly sweet and smoky. I could. not. get. enough!


Paired with some baked beans and green beans, why, we had ourselves another little BBQ feast!



(I heart canned green beans.)


This BBQ Pulled Pork recipe is the way to go my friends. So succulent and tender, and the flavors are spot on. Thanks Linds for the fabulous recipe!!

Oh, on the 40 Day/20 Minute Movement Challenge front, I skipped down to the gym during lunch today and put in 3 miles in 30 minutes on the elliptical. 30 minutes is all I can handle on that puppy – my feet go numb! Does that happen to anyone else??

Tonight I think I’m going to get things ready for the bacon recipes I’ll be cooking up for the party on Saturday. I narrowed it down to two that I’m going to take. They’re epic!