by Gale Compton
Looking for a slow cooker recipe for barbecue pork, but worried about the unhealthy ingredients in many options? Look no further than our Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork! This barbecue recipe is ideal for those who love the taste of southern barbecue, but want to avoid the calories and fat found in many barbecue recipes. We swap out many of the high calorie and processed ingredients for healthier, whole food options.
Our recipe for slow cooker pork is great for several reasons. First, it is one of our healthiest entrees. It is lean and delicious, and the flavor appeals to diners of every age. Next, our slow cooker barbecue pork is easy to make. Like most slow cooker dishes, you toss the ingredients into a pot and return hours later to a completely cooked meal. Finally, our barbecue pork is a great option for a special occasion or holiday meal. You can even transport it with you and serve it at someone else’s home – just prepare in advance and plug in the slow cooker when you arrive!
If you have a hankering for tangy barbecue pulled pork, but you want a healthier version of this classic southern dish, here it is!
Yields: 8 Servings | Serving Size: 1/8 of entire recipe | Calories: 146 | Previous Points: 3 | Points Plus: 4 | Total Fat: 2 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 35 mg | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Sodium: 168 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 10 g | Protein: 18 g
- 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce, no sugar added
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Salt to taste
- 4 pork loin top loin chops
In your slow cooker insert, mix together all ingredients except the chops.
This will create the barbecue sauce.
Please note that this makes a lot of sauce. If you feel it’s too much, simply save some of it for another use, but do not reduce by more than half. Place the chops in the sauce and cook as directed.
Time: 4-6 hours or until internal temperature of meat reaches at least 165 degrees F.
Meat should easily pull apart when done)
Recommended Slow Cooker Size: 4 quarts
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