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BBQ Pulled Pork

BBQ Pulled Pork is great for feeding a large crowd. I like to serve this with multiple BBQ sauces.

BBQ Pulled Pork is great for feeding a crowd. I like to leave the BBQ sauce on the side versus covering the meat so I can have multiple sauces. Try different toppings such as pineapple, coleslaw, sauerkraut, peperoncini, jalapeno, etc. I also like to serve BBQ pulled pork with salad instead of buns.  

If I am not feeding a large crowd then I will make multiple dishes with the pulled pork such as: tacos, pasta sauce, soup, hash, etc. You can also freeze the meat for a later use.

Cost Per Serving $1.43 as of November 2022

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $17.14.

If you have a stocked pantry this recipe will cost about $10.68.

  • Cost per serving reduces to $0.89.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.


Recipe serves: 12

Serving size: 4 ounces

Equipment needed: crock-pot

Total time: 8 – 10 hours


Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices.

There is about a $3.97 savings for a well stocked pantry. 

Pantry & Spices

Total: $6.46 as of November 2022

  • BBQ Sauce $1.97
  • garlic powder $1.00
  • onion powder $1.00
  • season all salt $2.49


Total: $10.68 as of November 2022

  • 1 pork shoulder $10.68

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  • Complete the prep from the prep tab above.

In the morning:

  1. Add 1.5 cups of water and roast to the crock pot.
  2. Turn on low and cook for 8 to 10 hours.

In the evening:

  1. Place the meat on a serving platter and shred the pork removing the fat.
  2. Add your desired amount of BBQ sauce. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Weekly Dinners for 4 under $100 – Menu 6

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