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Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Maple Pulled Pork

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Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Maple Pulled Pork
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 0 min
  • Servings 8
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Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Maple Pulled Pork

If you like pulled pork, youre going to love this beautiful recipe for slow cooker pulled pork. Rich & salty, with just enough sweet to make you crave it nightly, youre gonna love this recipe twist!

Ingredients

3
pound pork roast
3/4
cup pumpkin puree
2/3
cup brown sugar
1/4
cup apple cider vinegar
1
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 1/2
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon maple extract
Hamburger buns

Directions

  • 1 Place pork roast in a slow cooker. Add the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, pumpkin pie spice, salt, Worcestershire sauce, and maple extract. Use a spatula to mix together the pumpkin mixture over the top of the pork. Cover and set slow cooker to high. Cook for 4-6 hours, or pork is tender.
  • 2 Using two forks, pull the pork apart until well shredded. Stir well into the pumpkin mixture. Cover and allow to cook for another hour, until the sauce thickens.
  • 3 Spoon mixture onto hamburger buns. Serve and enjoy!
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Pumpkin Maple Pulled Pork

As prepared by Cheeky Kitchen,

It's time to celebrate everything pumpkin, y'all! And this delicious twist on traditional pulled pork is made even better in your slow cooker.


PULLED PORK.

With PUMPKIN.

And MAPLE.

In the SLOW COOKER.

Put it all together and you get this incredible fall recipe, Slow Cooker Pumpkin Maple Pulled Pork. YUM!

It's a real thing, and you must get on board with it prontissimo, for the good of your ever lovin' life.

Here's how...

Grab your slow cooker, pop a pork roast right into it. Then add some pumpkin straight up.

Add pumpkin to the pork roast.

Add a heaping heap of brown sugar.

Add brown sugar.

Scoopy scooperoo a good bit of pumpkin pie spice.

Add pumpkin pie spice.

Salt, yo. Salt it up and make it savory.

Add salt.

Give it all a bit of zing with some apple cider vinegar.

Add apple cider vinegar.

Worcestershire sauce lends a bit of oomph to it all.

Add Worcestershire sauce.

Maple flavoring for that extra special touch.

Add maple flavoring.

Keep it simple. Spread all those flavors together. Lid 'er up and pop it all in the slow cooker for 4-6 hours.

Add maple flavoring.

Then pull-pull-pull that pork with two forks. Just keep going until it's good and shredded. Then return it to your slow cooker for a few more minutes.

Pull cooked pork with forks.

Stick it on a bun. Open your mouth. Bring it on in.

Pulled pork ready to eat.

Closer, closer, closer. Bite.


Brooke blogs at Cheeky Kitchen where she shares fun family recipes. She joined Tablespoon to share some of her best, so keep an eye on Brooke's profile to see what she cooks up next!


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