Slow Cooker Italian Shredded Pork

Slow Cooker Italian Shredded Pork
Slow Cooker Italian Shredded Pork
Pillsbury

Slow Cooker Italian Shredded Pork

A little prep makes for a delicious, hearty, slow-cooked comfort meal that will warm you up on a cold day. It’s great to serve over polenta, or try serving the shredded pork on hoagie buns or in a baked tortilla shell; it’s perfect for a game day party.

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10
Servings
225
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 boneless pork shoulder (2 to 2 1/2 lb), trimmed of fat
  • 2 cups chopped yellow onions
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 pouch (9 oz) fire-roasted tomato cooking sauce, such as Progresso Recipe Starters

Directions

Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 7 to 8 minutes or until browned on all sides. Place pork in slow cooker.

Add onions, garlic and celery to skillet; cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft. Stir in Italian seasoning and cooking sauce; cook 2 minutes. Pour mixture into slow cooker, covering pork.

Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until pork is tender.

Remove pork from slow cooker to plate or cutting board. Shred pork, using 2 forks; discard any fat. Return pork to slow cooker; stir to coat with sauce. If desired, season to taste with salt and pepper.

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Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
26%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
54mg
18%
Protein
14g
28%
Carbs
4g
1%
Vitamin A
13µg
1%
Vitamin B12
0.6µg
9.4%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
17%
Vitamin C
7mg
11%
Vitamin D
1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.9mg
4.6%
Vitamin K
4µg
6%
Calcium
26mg
3%
Fiber
1g
3.9%
Folate (food)
16µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
16µg
4%
Iron
1mg
6%
Magnesium
21mg
5%
Monounsaturated
8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
16%
Phosphorus
157mg
22%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
355mg
10%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
13.4%
Sodium
57mg
2%
Thiamin (B1)
0.6mg
41%
Zinc
2mg
15%