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Easy Southern-Style Pork Barbecue

Gooseberry Patch
Yield Serves 6 to 8
Don't spend all day pit-smoking pork. This Easy Southern-Style Pork Barbecue recipe puts your slow-cooker to the test.


  • 3 pound to 4 pound pork roast
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon smoke-flavored cooking sauce
  • pepper to taste
  • 6 to 8 sandwich buns, split
  • Optional: favorite barbecue sauce, coleslaw

How to Make It

  1. Place pork roast in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add water; sprinkle evenly with cooking sauce and pepper to taste. Cover and cook on high one hour and then on low 6 to 8 hours. Remove roast from slow cooker; shred meat and pull from the bone with a fork. Place meat on buns; top withbarbecue sauce and a scoop of coleslaw, if desired.

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