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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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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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings10
Calories Per Serving225
Total Fat17g26%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated5g25%
Cholesterol54mg18%
Protein14g28%
Carbs4g1%
Vitamin A13µg1%
Vitamin B120.6µg9.4%
Vitamin B60.3mg17%
Vitamin C7mg11%
Vitamin D1µgN/A
Vitamin E0.9mg4.6%
Vitamin K4µg6%
Calcium26mg3%
Fiber1g3.9%
Folate (food)16µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)16µg4%
Iron1mg6%
Magnesium21mg5%
Monounsaturated8gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg16%
Phosphorus157mg22%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium355mg10%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg13.4%
Sodium57mg2%
Thiamin (B1)0.6mg41%
Zinc2mg15%
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