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Slow Cooked Pulled Pork with Tart Apple Coleslaw

You are going to love this delicious pulled pork meal!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: apple coleslaw recipe, pulled pork and coleslaw, slow cooked pulled pork recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 330kcal


Slow Cooked Pulled Pork

  • 1/2 medium onion sliced
  • 1 lb pork- preferably Boston butt pork shoulder, or even pork sirloin
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • tsp soy sauce
  • 2 TBSP dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • pinch cayenne pepper

Tart Apple Coleslaw (makes about 5 cups)

  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 TBSP Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons celery seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 4 cups shredded green cabbage about 1/2 head cabbage
  • 2 large carrots peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 cup grated Granny Smith apple


Slow Cooked Pulled Pork

  • Scatter the sliced onion in the base of a slow cooker. Lay the pork on top of the onion.
  • In a bowl, whisk to combine all remaining ingredients. Pour evenly over the pork. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Shred the meat by using two forks and pulling against the grain.

Tart Apple Coleslaw

  • Combine first 8 ingredients in a bowl, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Set aside.
  • Combine the cabbage, carrots, and apple in a large bowl. Stir in the sauce mixture, tossing to combine. Chill for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.


Tart Apple Coleslaw adapted from Emeril Lagasse


Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 1030mg | Potassium: 503mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 2810IU | Vitamin C: 17.4mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1.9mg