Top 14 Best Pulled Pork Recipes

Enjoy this variety of popular, top rated pulled pork recipes

Pulled Pork Tortillas
Pulled Pork in Tortillas. Diana Rattray

Here's a dozen of the best recipes for pulled pork, along with some recipes using leftover pulled pork. Most are simple to prepare and cook in the slow cooker, but there's also an oven version. The typical pulled pork sandwich is piled on buns and served with barbecue sauce, coleslaw, and your favorite side dishes.

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    Pulled Pork Barbecue
    Pulled Pork Barbecue. Diana Rattray

    This popular pulled pork is made with a pork shoulder roast, onion, and purchased barbecue sauce. The slow cooker makes it extra-easy to prepare and cook while you do other things. It's a great dish for a winter weekend or tailgating event, and it's always a hit with friends and family.

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    Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork
    Diana Rattray

     The Instant Pot or pressure cooker will cook the pork in a fraction of the time. This pork shoulder was cooked in 80 minutes! Serve it with barbecue sauce and your favorite sides.

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    Oven Pulled Pork Barbecue
    Oven Pulled Pork Barbecue. Diana Rattray

    Here's a great idea for tailgating or a game day party, or make it for a weekend meal.

    This spiced pork roast is slow roasted in the oven until falling-apart tender, then it's shredded and blended with a homemade barbecue sauce or your favorite purchased barbecue sauce. Serve this wonderful barbecued pork on soft buns with slaw and beans on the side. Be sure to serve extra barbecue sauce for the sandwiches.

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    Pulled Pork Tortillas
    Pulled Pork in Tortillas. Diana Rattray

    Southwest seasonings, salsa, and peppers make this out-of-the-ordinary pulled pork memorable. Serve this pulled pork with spicy slaw and a chipotle or Sriracha mayonnaise in soft corn or flour tortillas.

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    Pulled Pork Sandwiches
    Pulled Pork Sandwiches. Diana Rattray

    This pulled pork recipe is an oven barbecued pork roast, shredded then heated with barbecue sauce, onions, and seasonings. It's a great dish for a party or big meal, or freeze the pulled pork in batches. Keep it warm in the slow cooker for a party and let guests serve themselves.

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    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork With Peppers
    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Barbecue. Diana Rattray

    This flavorful pulled pork is made with a little grill seasoning, bell peppers, onions, and barbecue sauce. The slow cooker makes preparation a snap! Serve it with soft rolls and coleslaw.

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    Chipotle Pulled Pork
    Chipotle Pulled Pork. Diana Rattray

    You'll enjoy the spicy chipotle flavor in this pulled pork barbecue. It's a very simple recipe cooked in the slow cooker.

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    Pulled Pork, North Carolina Style
    NC Pulled Pork for Barbecue. Diana Rattray

    This pulled pork makes a great weekend meal with beans, potato salad or fries, and slaw.

    Warm the reserved sauce and pass it at the table for people to spoon over their pork. Serve barbecue sauce as well for people who might prefer the alternative.

    Serve with slaw, pickles, buns, and baked beans or your favorite sides.

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    Texas Pulled Pork
    Texas Pulled Pork. Diana Rattray

    A homemade Texas-style barbecue sauce flavors this succulent perfectly seasoned pulled pork. The slow cooker makes preparation a snap.

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    Pulled Pork BBQ Cups
    Pulled Pork Barbecue Cups. Diana Rattray

    We freeze extra pulled pork to use later. These pulled pork barbecue cups are an excellent way to use leftover pork barbecue. Serve these treats for lunch or dinner with coleslaw and fries or chips.

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    Deep Dish Pulled Pork Pizza
    Pulled Pork Pizza. Diana Rattray

    Use your favorite pizza crust recipe to make a deep dish or thin crust pizza with a tasty topping of leftover pulled pork and barbecue sauce. Feel free to use purchased or leftover pulled pork for this pizza topping.

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    Pulled Pork Sandwich
    Pulled Pork Sandwich. Diana Rattray

    The flavorful homemade sauce for this crock pot pulled pork is made with vinegar, ketchup, crushed red pepper, and barbecue sauce.

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    Pulled Pork With Coleslaw
    Pulled Pork and Slaw. Diana Rattray

    Another slow cooker version, this pulled pork is wonderful on buns with coleslaw and beans. A little honey adds flavor to this pork, along with the barbecue sauce and seasonings.

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    Smoked pulled pork sandwich
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     This recipe makes a big batch, and it freezes well! The pork is baked with a flavorful rub and then it's cooked with barbecue sauce and some vinegar.