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Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork Tacos

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Courtesy of Bits and Bites Blog

Pulled pork tacos are one of the best recipes you can make in an Instant Pot or a slow cooker. They're great for a weekday meal or to feed hungry sports fans at a tailgate or watch party on Sundays.

This recipe is courtesy of Bits and Bites Blog

Ready in
8 h and 30 m
30 m
(prepare time)
8 h
(cook time)


For the pulled pork

  • 2 - 3 Pounds pork shoulder
  • 1 Cup BBQ sauce of your choice
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Water
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 Tablespoon light brown sugar

For the taco bar:

  • Tortilla shells
  • Queso fresco cheese
  • Red cabbage (sliced)


For the pulled pork

Place your pork shoulder in the slow cooker along with the BBQ sauce.

Cover and cook on low for 7 hours.

Once the 7 hour hits, make your paste.

Mix together your water, apple cide vinegar, garlic, paprika and brown sugar.

Take your pork shoulder out of the slow cooker and roughly shred it.

Place it back in the slow cooker and pour in your paste.

Cover and cook on low for another hour.

Take your pork pieces out of the slow cooker and shred them and assemble your tacos.

For the taco bar:

Place pulled pork in the taco shells 

Add queso fresco cheese and red cabbage as needed