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BBQ Pulled Pork

I only put BBQ sauce on the meat that is for the meal or if I want BBQ sauced meat for leftovers. If I am not feeding a large crowd, I will often set some of the meat aside to make a pasta sauce, soup, hash, etc.  


If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $14.65 as of November 2022.

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

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: $3.97 as of November 2022

  • garlic powder $1.00
  • onion powder $1.00
  • BBQ Sauce $1.97


Total: $10.68 as of November 2022

  • 1 pork shoulder $10.68

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

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 Menu 6 – Family of 4

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