Down South Pork Barbecue

READY IN: 12hrs 10mins
Recipe by Valerie in Florida

For the Crockpot

Top Review by Pepper 2

Yummy! I made this using pork tenderloin since it's a little leaner. It was so good that we're definitely adding it to the frequently made meals list.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 -5 lbs pork roast or 4 -5 lbs pork shoulder, blade or 4 -5 lbs boston roast
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle barbecue sauce, your choice
  • 1 large onion, chopped


  1. Place half the sliced onion in the bottom of the crockpot.
  2. Add meat, cloves and water.
  3. Add remaining sliced onion.
  4. Cover and cook overnight or 8-10 hours on LOW.
  5. Remove bone and fat from meat. Discard onions, cloves and water.
  6. Shred the meat and put it back in the pot.
  7. Add chopped onion and the BBQ sauce.
  8. Cook another 1-3 hours on HIGH or 4-8 hours on LOW, stirring several times.
  9. Serve on large buns. If your BBQ sauce has alot of sugar in it, stire more frequently to prevent burning.

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