Simple Sliders: Pulled Pork Style

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Manic:  Need to make my family a home-cooked meal, but plan to be out all day.

Managed:  Crank up the crock pot and try this super easy and very delicious pulled pork slider recipe.

The last time my Dad visited he took one bite of the pulled pork sandwiches that I made and then he asked me two questions.  First, could he have the recipe and secondly, how had I pulled off pulled pork when we had been out all day?  So he took the easy recipe home.  He tells me that he has made it a lot and now you can print this recipe and make it a lot, too.

What You Need:

McCormick Slow Cookers BBQ Pulled Pork packet (this is the secret ingredient!)


Brown Sugar

Apple Cider Vinegar

3 lbs. Pork Shoulder (recipe calls for boneless, but bone-in comes out more tender every time)

Slider buns

What You Do:

1.  Place pulled pork in your crock pot.

2.  Simply follow directions on the back of the McCormick packet which tells you the measured amounts of brown sugar, apple cider vinegar and ketchup to mix with the packet contents.  Mix well. 

After all ingredients are mixed, this is what the sauce looks like.

3.  Pour sauce over pork, cover and cook in crock pot on low for 8 hours.  You can also set your slow cooker on high for four hours, but I think cooking the meat on low comes out much better.  8 hours later, shred pork and serve on slider buns.  I like to top mine with cole slaw and add a zesty dill pickle.   And I added my last second salad recipe ( for good health.  Yum!
Enjoy!  What is your favorite crock pot recipe?  Share in the comments section section.  Happy crock potting!


  1. Christine Doller says:

    Here is my coleslaw recipe that is a winner everytime and only takes about 3 minutes to make!

    1 Package shredded cabbage (in salad section of grocery store)
    1 shredded carrot
    1/2 cup mayonnaise
    1/8 cup white wine vinegar
    1/2 teaspoon celery seed
    1/8 cup sugar
    Salt and pepper
    In a large bowl, combine cabbage and carrot. In a smaller bowl, make dressing by combining mayonnaise, vinegar, celery seed, sugar, salt and pepper. Toss dressing into cabbage mixture and let chill.

  2. I call this My Man’s Meatloaf ’cause my man loves it. I’m not a meat fan, but everyone else loves it and it’s easy! I just whip myself up a salad and we have a meal. And, there is usually plently left over for a meatloaf sandwhich for him to take to work the next day 🙂

    •2 pounds of lean hamburger
    •2 eggs
    •2 slices bread, in small cubes
    •Salt and pepper
    •1 small onion, chopped

    Beat eggs – add bread cubes. Add enough milk to moisten all. Add hamburger….squish all together with your hands. Season to taste. Place in slow cooker/Crock Pot….shape to fit, flatten. Pour catsup on top (enough to cover completely) Crock on low all day 8 – 12 hours.

    Notes: I’ve also used crushed crackers instead of bread, and salsa instead of the ketchup. With only 1/2 lb. of meat, you’ll probably want to use just one egg.

    • managedmom says:

      Thanks for sharing, Kim. Love the name of the recipe…”My Man’s Meatloaf”….good stuff!