BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy FoodieI usually talk a lot in my posts. I mean really. A lot.

And sometimes about everything BUT the food that is being offered.

Hey, you should know, right? You’re the ones reading them, after all.

Truth is, I probably talk too much but no one will ever tell me because you’re all way too polite for that!

And you are just the sweetest things!

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

But, tonight I won’t be saying much. I won’t be saying much at all!

Tonight, food will be the true star, here. For you see, I think I got a little bit carried away when I took the pictures of this delicious melt-in-your-mouth-throw-you-right-to-the-floor-and-make-you-beg-for-more BBQ Pulled Pork

And now, well, I’d much rather share those pictures with you than tell you all about it.

A picture is worth a thousand words, isn’t that what they say?

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

So if you don’t mind, let me turn this into a pornographic post. Or porkographic, rather! 

For frankly, can one ever get enough of looking at pictures of Pulled Pork? I don’t think I can! 

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

After 5 hours in the oven, the pork roast is done and ready for action… Grab 2 forks and pull that pork to shreds

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

Add some of that delicious BBQ Sauce

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

Oh yeah. That’s what I’m talking about… Pouuuur some sugar on meeeeee! 

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

Mix that sauce in nice and good

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

YUM! Does that look good or what? Be still my heart!

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

We’re finally all good and ready to serve

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

Pass your plate please?

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

Here you go my dear, will that suffice? You know, there’s plenty more where that came from if you want to come back for seconds… 

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

Oh lordy lord, silly me, I forgot to give you a fork! Guess you’re gonna need one of those, right?

BBQ Pulled Pork | by Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

And there you have it. Dig right in, my friend! Feel like eating pulled pork yet?

BBQ Pulled Pork

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Marinating time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 36 minutes
Made entirely from scratch, even the sauce, this BBQ pulled pork recipe is simply "throw you off your chair" delicious. Comfort food to the 10th power!
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 3.25 lb pastured pork butt or shoulder
  • cups BBQ Sauce
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, smashed

Instructions

  • Remove netting from roast if present. Season pork generously with salt and pepper and cover it with BBQ Sauce (you’ll need about ¼ cup)
  • Put the meat in a resealable plastic bag, close it nice and tight and refrigerate overnight or at least 6 hours.
  • Place the meat in a Dutch oven, add garlic cloves and enough water to half cover the roast. Put the lid on and cook in a 250°F oven for 5 hours.
  • Drain all but about 1 cup of the liquid that’s left at the bottom of the Dutch oven (don’t throw it out, though, that stuff is delicious! You’ll want to hang on to it and use it in soups or sauces)
  • Use two forks to pull the meat into strands and mix that with the remaining cooking liquid. Add the rest of the BBQ sauce and mix until well combined.
  • Put the lid back on and return to oven for about 30 minutes or until nice and warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 368kcal, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 46g, Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 147mg, Sodium: 405mg, Potassium: 896mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 8g, Vitamin A: 53IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 46mg, Iron: 3mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Author: Sonia! The Healthy Foodie

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