North Carolina Pulled Pork


I got this from an North Carolina native and it is the best. It is pretty much foolproof. This is made in the slow cooker.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
9 hrs
Total Time:
9 hrs 15 mins
6 servings


  • 2 pounds pork shoulder roast

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ½ cup ketchup

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • cup red wine vinegar


  1. Preheat slow cooker on Low for 15 minutes.

  2. Season pork shoulder with salt and pepper; place pork in preheated slow cooker. Mix ketchup, brown sugar, and vinegar in a bowl; pour over pork.

  3. Cook on Low for 8 hours. Transfer pork to a large platter and slice into 3 to 4 pieces. Shred meat with 2 forks and return to slow cooker. Continue to cook for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

209 Calories
6g Fat
18g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 209
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 265mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 354mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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