Apple BBQ Pork

Southwest meets southeast in this pulled pork recipe that makes a great sandwich. Don't worry, it's not spicy!


  • One 3 pound boneless pork loin roast
  • One 8-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce, store bought
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 Granny Smith apple, diced
  • 2-3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Combine everything except the pork in a 4 quart slow cooker.
  2. Tie pork together with cooking twine.
  3. Place pork in cooker and coat with sauce mix.
  4. Cover and cook for 8-10 hours on low heat, turning pork over once around hour 4 or 5.
  5. Remove pork and shred by hand.
  6. Empty sauce from slow cooker into bowl and serve alongside pork. Serve on hamburger or hoagie buns if desired.
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